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Consultant Psychiatrist - Gisborne - North Island, New Zealand

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Hauora Tairawhiti
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Consultant Psychiatrist
Employer: Tairawhiti DHB
Workplace: Hauora Tairawhiti
Commencement date: Anytime
Hours per week: 40


The Mental Health Service, Te Ara Maioha, at Hauora Tairāwhiti is looking to employee a Consultant Psychiatrist who is keen to manage a diverse clinical workload. The current vacancies are within the adult team however there is flexibility in the service to accommodate psychiatrists from other subspecialties.
The Mental Health team provides a number of services including Te Kuwatawata which has been designed in response to the inequity for Maori within Tairawhiti and gives a unique work opportunity. Other services are within the Tairāwhiti Region are Inpatient, Community, Infant, Child & Adolescent and Mental Health Services for Older People areas
The successful applicant will have the ability to engage meaningfully in service development work and will have a desire for quality improvement. There is support for research and professional development. This role will suit a psychiatrist who enjoys diversity of work experiences, and has a desire to make a difference within our community.
The psychiatrists work collegially and share peer review activities. Psychiatrists participate in an on call roster, which is dependent on team numbers and worked with great flexibility.


• Registered or eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) in Psychiatry
• Fellowship of the RANZCP is desirable
• Experience across any sector in Mental Health and Addictions
• Have a current New Zealand driver's license


Te Ara Maioha is based in Gisborne at the hospital and in CBD locations. Gisborne is the centre for the geographical area, Tairawhiti, extending up the East Cape of New Zealand. This catchment presents enormous scope and variety in the work available to an enthusiastic and skilled mental health professional. Providing healthcare to a population of 47,000, Hauora Tairawhiti is well supported locally by comprehensive medical and surgical services. We have strong ties with our tertiary referral centre in Waikato and also Wellington based specialist forensic and rangatahi services.
Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Gisborne is a relaxed city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city has superb outdoor facilities, golden beaches, a warm climate and a vibrant local economy based on wineries, agriculture and tourism. Enjoy a healthy ‘work life balance’ within a supportive team.


Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online TDH application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. This will direct you to the Tairawhiti Jobs page (job reference HAU00063) and complete the application process.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email Head of Department, Mental Health and Addictions or Acting Clinical Care Manager, Medicine and Mental Health and please indicate the vacancy number HAU00063 and job title in the subject line.

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