Consultant Psychiatrist, Mental Health Service 1.0 FTE
Tairawhiti District Health Board
Gisborne, New Zealand
1d ago


The Mental Health Service, Te AraMaioha, at Hauora Tairāwhiti is looking to employee a consultant psychiatrist whois keen to manage a diverse clinical workload.

The current vacancies areswithin the adult team however there is flexibility in the service toaccommodate psychiatrists from other subspecialties.

The Mental Health team provides anumber of services including Te Kuwatawata which has been designed in responseto the inequity for Maori within the Tairawhiti region and gives a uniqueopportunity for potential employees to work within this service.

Other servicesare within the Tairāwhiti Region are. Inpatient, Community, Infant, Child &Adolescent and Mental Health Services for Older People areas

The team of health professionals inTe Ara Maioha are committed to removing inequity for Maori accessing servicesand improving outcomes for all in Te Tairāwhiti community.

The successful applicant will havethe ability to engage meaningfully in service development work and will have a desirefor quality improvement.

There is support for research and professionaldevelopment. This role will suit a psychiatrist who has a strong commitment toreducing inequity, who enjoys diversity of work experiences, and has a desireto make a difference within our community.

The psychiatrists work collegiallyand share peer review activities.

Please note that the Psychiatrists participatein an on call roster, which is dependent on team numbers and worked with greatflexibility.


Registered or eligible for vocationalregistration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) in Psychiatry

Fellowship of the RANZCP is desirable

Experience across any sector inMental Health and Addictions

Have a current New Zealand driver'slicense


Gisborne Hospital is the base hospital for the wide geographical area,Tairawhiti, extending up the East Cape of New Zealand, creating enormous scopeand variety in the work available to an enthusiastic and skilled mental healthprofessional.

Providing healthcare to a population of 47,000, Hauora Tairawhitiis well supported locally by comprehensive medical and surgical services.

Wehave strong ties with our tertiary referral centre in Waikato and also Wellingtonbased specialist forensic and rangatahi services.

Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Gisborne is a relaxed cityoffering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community.

The city has superb outdoor facilities, golden beaches, a warm climate and avibrant local economy based on wineries, agriculture and tourism.

Enjoy ahealthy work life balance’ within a supportive team.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any ofour current vacancies must complete an online TDH application form by clickingthe 'Apply Now' button.

Applications close on 30th September 2019. Please ensure youruploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format.

For furtherinformation on this role, please email Sue.Mackersey Head of Department, Mental Health and Addictions or Natasha.

Ashworth Acting Clinical Care Manager, Medicine and Mental Health and pleaseindicate the vacancy number HAU00063 and job title in the subject line.

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