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Develop your expertise with New Zealand's largest Forensic Mental Health Service

  • Discover arts and culture or savour the food and wine scene
  • Experience a diverse, interesting and comprehensive mix of cases
  • Inpatient and rehabilitation services including intellectually disabled, court liaison and prison services

The Position

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Forensic Psychiatrist to join an innovative and research informed multidisciplinary service. You will deliver a comprehensive range of Forensic Mental Health Services, including secure inpatient acute and rehabilitations services which connect to community rehabilitation services, services for intellectually disabled offenders, culture specific programmes for Maori, court liaison and prison mental health services.

The Hospital

This Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service is the largest Forensic Mental Health Service in New Zealand, servicing the four northern District Health Boards including all courts in the northern region and 4 prisons totalling 3400 inmates. There is a Clinic with 116 inpatient beds of which 12 are for intellectually disabled persons. You will be joining a service that strongly values inclusivity and is founded on a therapeutic commitment to service users, their family and the community. The team is committed to both process and outcome quality, and to the best evidence-based practice.

The Location

Based in a major city in New Zealand’s North Island, you will have plenty to explore in your down time. There is something for everyone in this beautiful region, with major sporting events, concerts, festivals and outdoor adventures on offer 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 FRANZCP and Specialist registration with MCNZ as well as experience in Forensic Psychiatry. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) can be considered, if you are unsure of your eligibility for this role please get in contact with your CV for advice.

Join a dedicated health service and discover New Zealand in 2020 - Get in touch today for a no-obligation discussion.