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Psychiatry Consultant - Adult - Inpatient and Community

Don't miss the opportunity to work in stunning New Zealand's North Island.

  • Adult - Inpatient and Community
  • Teaching opportunities in a flourishing clinical school
  • Seek a lifestyle with more space, balance, and sunshine
The Position:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychiatrist with a passion for Adult Inpatient and Community Psychiatry to join a collaborative and supportive team. The mental health and addiction team service a population of 220,000. In this role you will be working with a community mental health and addictions multidisciplinary clinical team, the acute inpatient unit and NGO and primary care providers. You will work across a number of cross-district service relationships that include general adult, consultation-liaison, child and adolescent, addiction and mental health services for older people.

This hospital looking for a psychiatrist who has a passion for service development and an interest in education and research. You will also be responsible for supervising Psychiatry Registrars. 

The Hospital
The appointment is based in a newly redeveloped secondary hospital that provides services including acute and elective medical, surgical and paediatric services. With a mental health unit consisting of 11 beds, your time will be split between inpatient and the community. 
The hospital is intended to become a key base for clinical and medical trainees in the future as its clinical school becomes more established. This means that there will great scope for growth in the teaching and training of staff.
The Location
You will have the pleasure of being based in New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty. With some of the best sandy beaches the country has to offer, ski fields within driving distance and a temperate climate of high sunshine hours, there’s no doubt you will find something to do in this beautiful region.
In this semi-rural community rich in culture and diversity the region allows for an ideal lifestyle with a mix of the outdoors and a thriving town. There is a wide variety of housing options in this district from high-end apartments facing the river to homes with ocean views.
Essential Criteria
With the opportunity to make a real difference as well as develop professionally, you must hold FRANZCP and current AHPRA registration. Alternatively, you must be eligible for AHPRA registration, possess equivalent qualifications and be eligible for FRANZCP. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
If you want to enjoy a flexible work/life balance, a great team environment and a commitment to professional development why not find out more? Apply now or contact Siobhan for a no-obligation discussion.

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