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Consultant Psychiatrist - Acute Continuum, Home Based Treatment, Northland New Zealand, Wellington

Last update 2024-04-21
Expires 2024-04-21
ID #2073769829
Consultant Psychiatrist - Acute Continuum, Home Based Treatment, Northland New Zealand, Wellington
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified March 16, 2024


Consultant Psychiatrist - Acute Continuum, Home Based Treatment, Northland New Zealand at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland

Permanent, full-time position (1.0 FTE)
Mental Health & Addiction Services – Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau
Whangārei, Northland NZ
The Mental Health and Addiction Services

in Northland New Zealand

are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Acute Continuum - Home Based Treatment team.
This is a new leadership role designed to work across the continuum of acute care providing support to the crisis team – 2 days a week, as well as a new home-based treatment service for those experiencing acute mental illness.
The home-based treatment service is newly developed, intended to work in partnership with an NGO provider. As the Senior Medical Officer for the team you will provide clinical leadership, be involved with design and implementation and ultimately assisting in shaping the service and team as the service grows. In addition, this role will also provide leadership support and cover to the crisis team 2 days a week.
You will have the chance to provide leadership and guidance to a multidisciplinary team, with support for your professional development and plenty of opportunities to make a difference.
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau

(formerly Northland District Health Board) provides public health services across the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga serving a growing population of 190,000. Whangārei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three rural hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville.
Te Whatu Ora - Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools; affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. We are just a two hours' drive or 25-minute flight from the international hub of Auckland. To learn more about our stunning location please visit
To learn more about our Mental Health & Addiction services

we have a webpage available with helpful videos and FAQ's around working as a Psychiatrist in Northland. Please click here

to view and feel free to contact us should you have any further queries.
We are currently advertising a range of vacancies available in the Psychiatry team both full and part-time positions and we would be happy to hear from those interested in more than one vacancy. Please feel free to contact us on the email below to discuss how this might fit your lifestyle.
To be considered you must

have or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) in either a vocational or locum tenens – special purpose Psychiatry scope of practice. FRANZCP and / or post graduate qualifications, however happy to hear from those near completion of their studies. If you are currently overseas / not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora is also an Approved Accredited Employer by New Zealand Immigration.
In return we provide

on-going professional support including continued medical education; professional development and peer review. You will have active participation in a growing service that has the opportunity to be at the forefront of both primary and secondary care innovations. We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei.
To apply, please submit an the online application below, if you require any assistance with the application process please contact SMO.

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Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau
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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Consultant psychiatrist - acute continuum, home based treatment, northland new zealand

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