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Base yourself in one of the world's best lifestyle cities surrounded by beautiful landscapes and weekend getaways

  • Community based role with a multidisciplinary team
  • Base yourself in one of the world's best lifestyle cities
  • Beautiful beaches and nearby island escapes to enjoy in your down time

The Position

As a Consultant Psychiatrist, you will be joining an experienced and enthusiastic team of clinicians in a community based service for older adults, aged 65 years and over who are experiencing mental illness and/or cognitive change. You will provide a range of assessment and recovery focused treatment options for older adults experiencing serious mental health issues and psychiatric complications of neurodegenerative disorders. This multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to optimise the function and wellness of older adults, with the aim of supporting them to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible. To be successful in your application, you will be an enthusiastic and proactive Consultant Psychiatrist with a special interest in older people’s mental health. You will be offered a supportive and interesting working environment and fantastic opportunities for on-going professional development.

The Centre

This community service is based at a clinical centre where the multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to optimise the function and wellness of older adults with the aim of supporting them to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible. You will be joining a well-established and supportive team of psychiatrists, nurses, allied health and clerical staff.

The Location

This region of the North Island is consistently ranked as one of the best lifestyle cities in the world. It is safe, clean, culturally diverse and offers fantastic education and healthcare options. You will easily maintain a healthy and active lifestyle with plenty to explore in your time off, including various cycle ways, 49 volcanic hills, 50 islands as well as gorgeous green landscapes and stunning coastlines. There is something for everyone with major sporting events, concerts, festivals and outdoor adventures available year-round. You can indulge in designer shopping, world-class food and wine, explore the inner-city hot spots and relax on the beautiful beaches and nearby island escapes.

Essential Criteria

You must hold or be eligible to hold Vocational Registration in Psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand. A full NZ driver’s licence will also be essential in this community based role. If you are unsure of your eligibility for this role, please get in touch with a copy of your CV.

Make a difference to the lives of older people with the support of an enthusiastic and collaborative team – Get in contact today for a no-obligation discussion.