Comm - Specialist Psychogeriatrician- Mental Health Services Older People
- Full time (40 hours), permanent position located in Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland
- Monday to Friday, fully rostered shifts
- Excellent opportunity if you are looking for a work life balance and relocation is provided
- Roster contains an on-call component
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
MHSOP is a community-based service, based on the Greenlane site. We provide specialist assessment and treatment for adults aged 65 years and over who are experiencing mental illness and/or cognitive change. Our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to optimise the function and wellness of older adults with the aim of supporting them to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible.
MHSOP community team provides a range of assessment and recovery focused treatment options for older adults experiencing serious mental health issues and psychiatric complications of neurodegenerative disorders. We also provide a range of high-quality therapeutic interventions with a strong multi-disciplinary focus.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, skilled, proactive Consultant Psychiatrist, with a special interest in older people’s mental health. You will join an established supportive team of psychiatrists, nurses, allied health and clerical staff.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Our ideal candidate will have excellent assessment and management skills and be recovery focused with an ability to work collaboratively with our service users and their families/whānau.
In addition to the above, to be successful in this role, you will also need:
- To be vocationally registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand with a current Practising Certificate or be eligible for registration (Please note, if you are an overseas specialist, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application. For more information about the registration process and source verification of qualifications, please click here.)
- Full and clean driver’s license as this is a community-based role
- A commitment to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori
This role includes the requirement to participate in the Liaison Psychiatry and MHSOP Consultant Psychiatrist on-call roster.
For more information about this role please contact Lee Peace, Clinical Team Leader - MHSOP at LeeP@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 64 021574042 to discuss how we can best support your application
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