The Department of Psychiatry at Hawke’s Bay have an excellent opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist. We are looking for applicants interested in a full-time role. This is a great opportunity to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a great work life balance.
Mental health services in Hawke’s Bay are centred around two large community teams, with a kaupapa Maori mental health service provided by an NGO partner and satellite teams in the smaller population centres. Within the service are Child and Family, Home Based Treatment, Maternal Mental Health, Te Ara Manapou, Consultation-Liaison, Emergency Mental Health teams, Older Persons and Addiction services.
- Full-time 1.0 FTE permanent post available in a well-resourced integrated (addictions and mental health) multidisciplinary team
- Small welcoming service (currently 20 Psychiatrists for 165,000 total population)
- Varied and challenging work
- Teaching hospital with training registrars
- Hawke’s Bay – a great place for families
The in-patient unit is on the Regional Hospital campus in Hastings and features high and medium intensity treatment areas as well as an intensive day treatment unit. Local residential addictions treatment service is provided in Napier and an opioid substitution programme is provided in both major population centres.
Mental health services work closely with primary care and NGO providers to create individual care packages for patients and some specialist services such as forensic care are provided on a regional basis.
Through our values here at the HBDHB, we are proud of our team’s diversity. We believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce, to help us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
Our values are He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Raranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care.
Hawke's Bay is situated in Hastings, New Zealand. It is a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public hospital providing acute and elective care for a region of over 165,000 people. The hospital is a modern facility with a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. It’s a busy enough hospital for a diverse range of clinical challenges, but small enough for you to know every SMO in the hospital and feel welcomed into the Hawke’s Bay community. We have no doubt that you’ll love everything Hawke’s Bay has to offer; an environment and work/life balance that is second to none. Situated on the east coast of the North Island, you’ll enjoy the stunning climate and beaches; a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities; art, wine, food and culture. This is your chance to make the most of a fantastic career and lifestyle move.
Applicants must be eligible to be qualified by the Medical Council of New Zealand and have a (provisional) vocational scope of practice.
If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.