Psychiatrist, Youth Forensic (YF) - Northland District Health Board, New Zealand
- Permanent part-time position (0.5 FTE, 20 Hrs p/w)
- Mental Health & Addiction Services, NDHB
- Whangārei, Northland NZ
The Mental Health and Addiction Services at Northland DHB are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Whangarei team. This is a permanent, part-time position (0.5 FTE).
This role is to provide assessment and management of youth presenting via the youth justice system. This is a key role that will provide clinical leadership to Te Roopu Kimiora (TRK) as well as be an effective member of multidisciplinary teams in our Mental Health and Addiction Services and wider specialist 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 whilst providing leadership to the wider clinical team.
Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
Northland DHB provides public health services across the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga serving a growing population of around 190,000. The Child & Adolescent team, Te Roopu Kimiora (TRK) provide a secondary care mental health service to rangatahi / young people aged 0 - 18 from the Whangārei Hospital campus.
To learn more about our Mental Health & Addiction service and working as a Psychiatrist in Northland, we would encourage you to visit the following link which includes helpful videos and FAQ's. Please click here to learn more, and feel free to come back to us if you have any particular queries.
We are currently advertising for a range of vacancies available in our Psychiatry team including part-time positions, and we would be happy to hear from those interested in more than one vacancy. Please contact us on the email below to discuss further.
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. Northland District Health Board 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
Applications close: 31 January 2022
|Location:||North Island - Northland - Whangarei|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Senior Medical Officers, Medical Officers and Fellows - Psychiatry|
|Attachments:|| md21-036+youth+forensic+psychiatrist.pdf (PDF, 180KB)