Consultant Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Porirua, NZ
18h ago

Location : Community Clinics located in Wellington, Porirua, Paraparaumu, and Masterton

Service : Child / Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Contract : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : ASMS MECA, step to be determined by experience

Kōrero mō te tūranga About the role

We are looking for several consultant child and adolescent psychiatrists to join our multi-disciplinary Child / Adolescent Mental Health Service teams.

The consultant psychiatrist works in a role integrated in the team, and is responsible for ensuring that all clinical steps necessary are taken to assist clients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education.

The consultant psychiatrist, as well as providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow-up (or referral) of clients, participates in clinical development of the service.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

The Child / Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is part of Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) 3DHB, which serves the greater Wellington Region, the Kapiti Coast, and the Wairarapa.

We are committed to providing services in locations accessible to our clients; therefore, there are teams based in Wellington, Porirua, Paraparaumu, the Hutt Valley and Masterton.

Our CAMHS multidisciplinary teams include psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychotherapists, and administration staff.

Current psychiatrist vacancies allow for consideration of full or part-time work within one team, or working across sites.

CAMHS teams provide specialist assessment and treatment for children, young people and their families / whanau who have moderate to severe mental health needs that cannot be managed in a primary care setting.

We work within the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) to deliver best evidence-based practice and are focused on attaining the best outcomes for our service users.

Management of any given case may include input from one or more different disciplines, and team members work collegially.

There is also sharing of some resources, such as group therapies, across teams.

Moū About you

The successful candidate will be :

  • Vocationally registered in psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) or eligible to become vocationally registered
  • FRANZCP or equivalent international qualification
  • Able to work flexibly, to meet the needs of acute clients when necessary
  • Able to use the electronic health record system
  • Have a current driver's license (not required, but highly desirable).
  • E pā ana ki a tatou About us

    Here at MHAIDS-3DHB,we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

    A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

    MHAIDS is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

    To find out more about us click on the following links :

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

    Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Clarissa.

    Ventress mhaids.health.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

    MHAIDS requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

    Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process

    Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

    By joining together we will succeed

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