Consultant Psychiatrist - Youth Forensic, Northland New Zealand
- Permanent part-time position (0.5 FTE, 20 Hrs p/w)
- Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Tai Tokerau
- Whangārei, Northland NZ
The Mental Health and Addiction Services in Northland New Zealand are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Youth Forensic service. This is a permanent, part-time position based in Whangārei NZ.
We are looking for a skilled Psychiatrist to provide assessment and management of youth presenting via the youth justice system. This is a key role that provides clinical leadership to Te Roopu Kimiora (TRK) and is an effective member of multidisciplinary teams in our Mental Health and Addiction Services. Previous experience in inpatient and community settings working with children and youth, including interacting with justice systems would be ideal.
This is a great development opportunity to join a close-knit team but still be a part of a broader group of psychiatrists contributing to care across the age bands and in sub-specialty services including; maternal mental health, early psychosis service and addictions. You will participate on the after-hours on-call roster and be involved with supervision and training of registrars.
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau (formerly Northland District Health Board) provides public health services across the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga serving a growing population of 190,000. Whangārei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three rural hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville.
Te Whatu Ora - Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools; affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. We are just a two hours' drive or 25-minute flight from the international hub of Auckland. To learn more about our stunning location please visit https://www.northlandnz.com/visit/
To learn more about our Mental Health & Addiction services we have a webpage available with helpful videos and FAQ's around working as a Psychiatrist in Northland. Please click here to view and feel free to contact us should you have any further queries.
We are currently advertising a range of vacancies available in the Psychiatry team both full and part-time positions and we would be happy to hear from those interested in more than one vacancy. Please feel free to contact us on the email below to discuss how this might fit your lifestyle.
To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) in either a vocational or locum tenens – special purpose Psychiatry scope of practice. FRANZCP and/ or post graduate qualifications specific to Child and Youth psychiatry are desirable, however happy to hear from those near completion of their studies etc. If you are currently overseas / not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is also an Approved Accredited Employer by New Zealand Immigration.
In return we provide on-going professional support including continued medical education; professional development and peer review. You will have active participation in a growing service that has the opportunity to be at the forefront of both primary and secondary care innovations. We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei.
To apply, please submit an the online application below, if you require any assistance with the application process please contact SMO.Jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz referencing vacancy number: MD21-036
|Location:||North Island - Northland - Whangarei|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Psychiatry|
|Attachments:|| MD21-036 - JD - Youth Forensic Psychiatrist - Jan 2023.pdf (PDF, 629KB)