Consultant Psychiatrist - Psychiatry of Older Persons Service (POPS) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent, full-time position and Fixed-term, full-time position available (2.0 FTE)
- Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Tai Tokerau
- Whangārei, Northland
The Mental Health and Addiction Services in Northland are seeking an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join the Psychiatry of Older Persons Service (POPS). There is both a permanent, full-time position and a fixed-term, full-time position (fixed-term until April 2024) available. We would also consider applications for part time work.
The Psychiatric Service for Older People is a community based mental health team providing services primarily to the population 65 years and older throughout Northland. This role is based in Whangarei but may also include travel to rural clinics.
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 including part-time positions and we would be open to hearing from those interested in working more than one vacancy. Please feel free to contact us today 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 are advantageous however we are happy to hear from those near completion of their studies. If you are currently overseas / not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand 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 online application below, if you require any assistance with the application process please contact SMO.Jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz referencing vacancy number: MD23-013
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau
|Contract/Temp Full time
|MD23-013 - JD v1 - POPS Psychiatrist.pdf (PDF, 635KB)
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