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Old Age Psychiatry Consultant Opportunity In Hawkes Bay New Zealand, Hastings

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2008727621
Old Age Psychiatry Consultant Opportunity In Hawkes Bay New Zealand, Hastings
New Zealand, Hawke's Bay, Hastings,
Modified January 27, 2024


64 hours per fortnight (0.8 FTE) up to 1.0 FTE
The Mental Health and Addiction Service at Hawke’s Bay have an excellent opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist – Older Persons Mental Health service. This is a great opportunity to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a great work life balance.
Mental health services in Hawke’s Bay are centred around two large community teams, with a kaupapa Maori mental health service provided by an NGO partner and satellite teams in the smaller population centres. Within the service are Child and Family, Home Based Treatment, Maternal Mental Health, Te Ara Manapou, Consultation-Liaison, Emergency Mental Health teams, Older Persons and Addiction services.
Permanent 0.8 FTE post available in Older Persons Mental Health (OPMH).
Small welcoming service (currently 12 Psychiatrists for 178,000 total population)
Varied and challenging work
Teaching hospital with training registrars
Hawke’s Bay – a great place for families
The in-patient unit is on the Regional Hospital campus in Hastings and features high and medium intensity treatment areas as well as an intensive day treatment unit. Local residential addictions treatment service is provided in Napier and an opioid substitution programme is provided in both major population centres.
Mental health services work closely with primary care and NGO providers to create individual care packages for patients and some specialist services such as forensic care is provided on a regional basis.
Through our values, He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care, we are proud of our team’s diversity. We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce, to help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
Te Whatu Ora Hawke’s Bay is situated in Hastings, New Zealand. It is a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public hospital providing acute and elective care for a region of over 178,600 people. The hospital is a modern facility with a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. It’s a busy enough hospital for a diverse range of clinical challenges, but small enough for you to know every SMO in the hospital and feel welcomed into the Hawke’s Bay community.
We have no doubt that you will love everything Hawke’s Bay has to offer; an environment and work/life balance that is second to none. Situated on the east coast of the North Island, you will enjoy the stunning climate and beaches; a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities; art, wine, food and culture. This is your chance to make the most of a fantastic career and lifestyle move.
Applicants must be qualified by the Medical Council and have or be eligible for a (provisional) vocational scope of practice.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Old age psychiatry consultant opportunity in hawkes bay new zealand

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