Consultant Psychiatrist, GP or Medical Officer, CADS
Waitemata DHB
Auckland Central, Auckland Region, New Zealand
3d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Addiction / Adult Psychiatrist, GP or Medical Officer Full Time, Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS) Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS), is the largest Alcohol and Drug Service in New Zealand.

It is a regional service covering the greater Auckland area and provides a range of specialist addiction services. Services are provided from a number of locations across Auckland and operate in close partnership with alcohol and drug service providers for Māori and Pacific peoples and other addiction and mental health service providers operating in the wider Auckland Metro region.

We are seeking an Addiction or Adult Psychiatrist, General Practitioner or Medical Officer to join our team, working full time however part time hours will be considered.

This position will largely be based in our medically-managed withdrawal (detoxification) services, particularly in the Inpatient Detox’ Unit and at times in the CADS regional Units or out in the community.

  • As well as detoxification services, CADS provides specialist counselling services; treatment for opioid addiction problems;
  • youth specialist programmes; dual diagnosis programmes; pregnancy & parental programmes; treatment for those at the interface with criminal justice etc.

    and you are likely to also be involved in service delivery in these teams and areas. You will also have the opportunity to be part of an addiction specialist training programme.

    If you have experience or interest in addiction and behavioural change, and are a Psychiatrist, GP or Medical Officer and are keen to be part of a flexible, dynamic, specialist team providing high quality care to people seeking addiction services, then we’d like to hear from you.

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