Psychiatrist – Kari Centre – Child & Adolescent Community (06-379)

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Psychiatrist – Kari Centre – Child & Adolescent Community (06-379)

:  Auckland
:  Psychiatry
Job Type
:  Permanent Direct Hire
:  Yes
:  NZ$112,500-150,000 DOE
Start Date
:  90 days after offer

Job Title: Psychiatrist – Kari Centre – Child & Adolescent Community
Open to: Psychiatrists from all countries
Location: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Job Type: Permanent, Direct Hire, FTE 0.75 30 hours per week
Relocation: Yes there will be some financial and logistical assistance
Salary: NZ$112,500-150,000 for 30 hours per week
Start Date: Within 90 days after offer acceptance
Work Status: All overseas Psychiatrists are invited to apply

Be part of New Zealand’s public health sector including this mental health service which has a good international reputation and is renowned academically as being our largest teaching hospital. Mental Health Services work closely in alliance with the University of Auckland and its faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. There is a patient-focused partnership which aims to speed the translation of research from the bench to the bedside. This patient-centred approach underpins the development of their health workforce, informs research strategies, invigorates clinical teaching and ensures that scientific breakthroughs and advances in medical care reach their patients faster.

Kari Centre is an exciting and busy Child and Adolescent Mental Health outpatient Service with a strong reputation for excellence and innovation. They provide services to children, young people, and their families within the central Auckland area.

We have a current vacancy for a Psychiatrist to join the Intake Team that provides brief mental health assessments with young people and their families to help establish their needs when first referred to Kari Centre, acute assessments for your people in crisis, brief therapeutic interventions and consult liaison services with professionals and organisations in the communit.

Primary Requirements Include but aren’t limited to:

• Registerable with the New Zealand Medical Council to practice Psychiatry;
• FRANZCP or equivalent;
• Experience and qualified in working collaboratively with clients, families, multi-disciplinary teams in both inpatient and community settings;
• Keen interest in working with young people and families;
• Excellent working knowledge of the NZ mental health field including relevant legislation, eg the Mental Health Act;
• Three years or more clinical practice in mental health;
• Committed to a multi-cultural practice;
• Sound understanding and commitment to Recovery Principles;
• High standard of English fluency including verbal and written communications;
• PC literacy;
• Able and willing to commit at least 2-3 years to begin with; and
• Meet requirements for a work visa.
Primary job responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:
• Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment in collaboration with the service user, their family/whanau and carers with the multi-disciplinary team to promote recover;
• Be part of a team which has a strong commitment to collaboration between clients, family, staff and their services;
• Be part of interagency liaison, training while contributing to ongoing service development;
• Be part of an on-call roster;
• Enjoy great support and equally impressive diversity utilising a variety of evidence based therapies and case management;
• Thrive professional in providing your clinical expertise and knowledge to most areas of mental health.
• Be part of a collaborative based team;
• Key Accountabilities are in the areas of (a) Clinical Case Management, (b) Communication and Liaison, (c) Teaching and Supervision, (d) Service Development, (e) Cultural Safety and (f) Professional Development details of which are available via a position description.

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