Consultant Psychiatrist, Te Ara Maioha 1.0 FTE (3 positions available)
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti Mental Health and Addiction Services, Te Ara Maioha, have several opportunities to either explore specialties or generalist Consultant Psychiatry in General Adult, Mental Health Services for Older People and Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Days and hours can be negotiated.
Due to new funding allocated to Tairāwhiti region for development of new service models and facilities that will better provide for the needs of the local community, now is the time to be part of shaping service delivery. There is a focus in co-design and strong community engagement in addressing inequalities for Māori.
The successful applicant will have diverse clinical work and will experience rewarding and unique collaborations engaging Māori communities. There is opportunity to work creatively to achieve the positive outcomes for whānau. Professional relationships are strong and collegial. There is a commitment to excellence in practice, professional development and opportunities for research. This role will suit a psychiatrist who has energy to tackle inequities, a desire to engage in service development, and the motivation to make a difference within our community.
Generalist psychiatrist skills are required as participation in an afterhours on call roster is required. The after hour’s roster is well supported by skilled and experienced front line clinical staff who work with a cultural team.
The remuneration range for this role is $ $164,369 - $250,560 and is covered by the collective agreement: ASMS Senior Medical and Dental Officers
Position Description | Consultant Psychiatrist
For further information on any role, please email Head of Department, Dr Sue Mackersey at email@example.com or Matt Pennell, Interim Group Manager Mental Health at Matt.Pennell@tdh.org.nz. Please include vacancy number HAU01088 and the job title in the subject line.
Moū - About you
- Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry or equivalent
- Registered or eligible for vocational registration in Psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand
Skills and experience
- Broad clinical experience
- Specialist knowledge and broad clinical experience of Mental Health Services for Older People and General Adult psychiatry
- The ability to work professionally and effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
- Commitment to quality and safety in clinical practice
- Have a current driver’s licence valid in New Zealand
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.
Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.
Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.
Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.
Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete and application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. Successful candidates offered a position with us who require a work visa, will provide support with their Visa application. This booklet provides information on settling in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.
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