About the Job


  • Consultant Psychiatrist – Regional Eating Disorder Service
  • Individualised plans are constructed to meet the unique needs of the client.
  • Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week), Monday to Friday.
  • Role is working with adults with acute and complex eating disorders

We are seeking an enthusiastic, skilled, proactive Consultant Psychiatrist, with experience in Eating Disorder Services.

The Opportunity

We invite you to join the Tupu Ora – Regional Eating Disorder Services, a regional specialist service providing assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders.

Tupu Ora also provides consultation to and liaison with community mental health services and hospitals in the Metro Auckland region. Tupu Ora provides specialist community-based assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults presenting with severe eating disorders, along with an intensive group programme. There are strong linkages with the Tupu Ora residential treatment service.

Our team is made up of experienced mental health professionals including Specialist Psychiatrists, General practitioners, Dieticians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Mental Health nurses and Occupational Therapists.

Important Skills

To be successful in this role you will be vocationally registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand with a current Practising Certificate or be eligible for registration. (Please note, if you are an overseas specialist, you will be required to provide source verification of your qualifications for your registration application)

You will also hold a full and clean driver’s license as this role involves some community work.

Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are located in central Auckland.

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions!

For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Relocation packages are also available for successful candidates!

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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