Consultant Psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Permanent, fulltime
A permanent vacancy exists for a motivated and experienced Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our team of 13 psychiatrists.
You will work with a dedicated team of medical, nursing and allied health staff primarily caring for people in a community setting with complex needs requiring specialist mental health services.
Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is an experienced and motivated team, attending to clients from toddler ages up to 18 years of age.
The team relies on a variety of professions and skills, utilizing CBT, dynamic therapies, family interventions, Mindfulness and DBT groups, as well as a range of local primary services working in unison for the best interest of our community.
Whilst practising within your psychiatry set of skills, you will be exposed and taught about New-Zealand’s unique cultures, which you will incorporate into your practice.
The Mental Health and Addictions service (MHAS) hosts medical students from the University of Auckland. You will enjoy the benefits of teaching and supervising years 5 and 6, while having access to the University’s up to date resources.
The MHAS provides a wide range of specialist services within the Taranaki region that include :
As part of the MHAS service you will be expected to :
You will be known by your peers as someone who :
In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
This is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector to a population of 116,600 people.