Clinical Head - Mental Health Services for Older People
Counties Manukau DHB
Manukau, Auckland Region, New Zealand
1d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Make The Smart Move Join our Mental Health Service People and Lives matter at Counties Manukau Health

As New Zealand's most popular and diverse city, Auckland offers a metropolitan lifestyle with a clean, green, beautiful natural landscape that us Kiwis pride our nation upon.

Counties Manukau Health is the largest of New Zealand’s District Health Boards by population and a significantly large employer in the Counties Manukau district, providing jobs for more than 7,000 people across the region.

Stretching from urban to rural settings, Counties Manukau’s youthful population has large numbers and proportions of Maaori, Pacific and Asian peoples.

Although also experiencing relatively high levels of deprivation Counties Manukau is known for its vibrant, energetic and diverse communities.

Our people are a large part of the community we serve which makes them passionate about the health of the people living in it.

We are a team of talented individuals working together to make a positive difference to the people we serve, to the communities we work in, and to each other.

CM Health provides public-funded specialist mental health services our large and diverse population of South Auckland, and we have developed a reputation for bringing an enthusiastic and innovative approach to delivering Mental Health Services.

Our Mental Health Services for Older People has successfully recruited a number of psychiatrists to support a multidisciplinary team providing both community and inpatient assessment and treatment for the district of Counties Manukau.

We are now looking for a consultant psychiatrist to join our team as Clinical Head and provide both strategic and operational leadership across our integrated service model.

As Clinical Head you will work in partnership with the Service Managers and other clinical leaders to develop and support a continuum of care from advice to GPs and residential care providers, through a range of community based assessment and treatment, to inpatient care.

As part of the Counties Manukau Mental Health and Addictions senior leadership team you will be involved in broader strategic activity and will have opportunities to develop leadership skills, lead quality improvement initiatives, and support research and teaching.

Are you ready for a new challenge and to make a difference in our community? apply on-line at

For further information please contact : Amy Varcoe in the Recruitment Centre on +64 92593640 or amy.varcoe middlemore.co.nz

Job Number : CMH06191

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.

To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.

Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind Manaakitanga, Together Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga.

If these are your values too, then join us today.

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