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A fantastic opportunity for those with an interestin Adult Acute Psychiatry

  • Provide services for those experiening a serious mental health crisis
  • Utilise your expertise assisting community groups and various health professionals
  • A beautiful region to explore through outdoor adventures or simply relax and unwind

The Position

This service is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist with an interest and experience in Adult Acute Psychiatry. You will be working in the Crisis Resolution Service (CRS), which provides 24/7 assessment and short-term treatment services for people experiencing a serious mental health crisis and for whom there are urgent safety issues. The team provides after-hours crisis contact for clients of Mental Health Services, GPs, community and consumer groups and other health professionals. You will work in collaboration with the service user, their family and the community clinical teams to promote recovery.

The Service

This broad health network employs approximately 4,300 full-time staff and operates across 2 hospitals as well as a health centre. The service provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitations services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

The Location

Based on the North Island, you will enjoy working within New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre. The area is renowned for its vibrant cafes, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events, all while being set in a beautiful natural harbour. Within this flexible part-time role, you will have ample opportunity to enjoy the nearby vineyards and beaches, with plenty of options for outdoor adventures or opt to simply relax and unwind.

Essential Criteria

You must be a Fellow of RANZCP (or equivalent) and eligible for Vocational (specialist) registration with MCNZ. If you are unsure of your eligibility, feel free to forward a copy of your resume for review.

Make the sea-change in 2020 with this ideal role based within the bustling capital of New Zealand – Get in touch today for a no-obligation discussion.