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Consultant Psychiatrist – Perinatal Infant Maternal Mental Health

  • North Island
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  • Permanent
Psychiatry > Senior
Reference: 123207


Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, our client can offer vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

The catchment area is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based.  They serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres  and is one of largest employers with over 4000 staff.

About the Role

The location is New Zealand’s fastest growing city and as a result it is time for them to grow their team of Psychiatrists so we can continue to provide a high level of care.  They currently have a permanent full-time position available in their Perinatal Infant Maternal Mental Health team. 

This role will provide specialist input in the area of Perinatal Infant Maternal Mental Health, working in the multi-disciplinary community based within Maternal, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health service (MICAMHS).

The Maternal Mental health team forms one of four sub-teams in the Child and Adolescent mental health service. The Maternal Mental Health Professionals work alongside the Infant Mental Health Clinician, as well as the interagency response to conduct disorders team in delivering a comprehensive service to mothers, infants and their family/wh?nau.

This is a permanent 0.6FTE position, working 48 hours per fortnight.

We are excited to offer:

  • A well-established group of peers for you to join.
  • General Adult Inpatient and outpatient services, Psychogeriatrics, Consult Liason, Child and Adolescent, Drug and alcohol and Maternal Mental Health services.
  • We are a teaching hospital with Psychiatric Registrars Training through the Upper Central North Island (UCNI) training scheme and 5th and 6th year medical students through the University of Auckland.
  • Opportunities for research and teaching roles through our clinical campus and close links with Auckland University.
  • Opportunities for involvement in service development and clinical leadership.

About You

Criteria for this position:

  • You need to be a Vocationally Registered Psychiatrist with the Medical Council of NZ or be eligible for this.
  • Have fellowship with the RANZCP or the equivalent is essential.
  • A passion for working with those suffering addictions and someone who enjoys teaching and training others in this area.

If you like to work in a team that puts the patient at the centre, and is collaborative, creative and collegial, please consider this your next job.

Our Benefits

  • Access to ongoing in-house professional development
  • Relocation assistance package available
  • Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership 
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)





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