Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date 16 Jan 2022
Are you a Psychiatrist with specialist training in Child, Adolescent and Family care? Are you looking for a new opportunity? If so this could be the position for you, joining our established team of psychiatrists, a consultant behavioural paediatrician, registrars and nursing and allied health colleagues at MidCentral District Health Board.
The service has embarked on a significant redevelopment programme in the past several years and in May 2018 a new leadership structure was introduced to lead further development of an integrated range of well-connected services along with our NGO partners in our community.
We provide comprehensive community-based mental health services including:
Extended hours crisis intervention service
Community-based mental health care
Adult Acute inpatient services (including intensive mental health care) Day activity/rehabilitation programmes
General hospital liaison psychiatry
Child, adolescent and family mental health services
Old Age Psychiatry services
Alcohol and drug services
Specialist Maori mental health services (Oranga Hinengaro)
Early intervention services
Intensive community rehabilitation services.
We have a commitment to continuing medical education and professional development and our peer review group is enrolled with the maintenance of professional standards programme of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. We are recognised by the College for registrar training. If you want to develop a service delivery model, have an area of special interest or seek an opportunity to get involved in research, do let us know.
** Due to recent increased recruitment we are temporarily in the position of restricting applications to those who are Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Psychiatry (FRACP) and hold either vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) or hold full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
If you are interested in this position but do not meet this criteria and would like to be advised when we are in a position to reopen to applications from outside Australasia. Please feel free to e-mail your contact details to SMOvacancies@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
For further information please contact: Anita Roberts, SMO Recruitment Co-ordinator: Anita.firstname.lastname@example.org or phone:+64 6 350 8849.
MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 15 November 2021 AND their second dose no later than 1 January 2022. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
A specialist qualification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and eligible for registration in Psychiatry, with the Medical Council of New Zealand.