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Consultant Psychiatrist

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

The Mental Health and Addiction Service at Hawke's Bay Hospital have an excellent opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist in Intensive Mental Health Services, Ngā Rau Rākau, acute mental health inpatient unit.

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.

The Intensive Mental Health Service is a 23-bed unit catering to those whaiora with high and medium intensity mental health needs requiring admission to an inpatient facility. This service works in conjunction withtwo large community teams, with a Kaupapa Māori Mental Health Service provided by an NGO partner and satellite teams in the smaller population centres. Within the service are Ngā Harakeke mai Rongokako Child, Adolescent and Family Service, Home Based Treatment, Maternal Mental Health, Te Ara Manapou Parenting and Pregnancy, Consultation Liaison, Emergency Mental Health Service, Older Persons Mental Health and Addiction services.

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE) permanent post available in a mental health intensive service
  • A comprehensive package is availablefor this role
  • Small welcoming service
  • Varied and challenging work
  • Teaching hospital with training registrars
  • Hawke's Bay - a great place for families

The Inpatient 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 Te Whatu Ora Hawke's Bay 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, Rarangate tira -Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care.

Hawke's Bay Hospital 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 178,500 people. The hospital provides 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. 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. Take a stroll through the Hawke's Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke's Bay!

Applicants must be qualified by the Medical Council and have a (provisional) vocational scope of practice.

To review the Position Profile, click HERE

If you have any questions about this position, you are welcome to contact: Dr Greg Young, Medical Director by email

Applications close on Thursday, 23 May 2024.