Consultant Psychiatrist

Full time
Expires in: 29 days

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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Waitaha, Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care.  Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

We are seeking Psychiatrist to join us in full-time and part-time roles in the vibrant Christchurch. Ōtautahi Christchurch is a place fit for everyone. Nature lovers, adventure seekers, foodies, arts enthusiasts, family focused, young professionals, career hunters - whatever you are looking for, you - re sure to find your rhythm in our city. Check out all that Christchurch has to offer here

Ko wai koe | About You

As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will work within our Adult General and Inpatient Service as part of our integrated system. Here you will enjoy a variety of presentations in your role involving input into both new admissions and under care work.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience

We are interested to hear from Psychiatrists who have experience in adult mental health which would include inpatient, community and psychiatric emergency services. You will work within quality driven, forward thinking multidisciplinary teams where collaboration and professionalism are at the fore. No two days will be the same.

You will use your specialist knowledge and clinical expertise to deliver innovative acute and long-term care that meets individual - s needs. As a Psychiatrist you will enjoy having a lead role in our established multidisciplinary teams and have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of our client centred frameworks.

To be considered for this role, you must be eligible to gain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi | Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What - s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori is at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury and the West Coast community.

As a team we are committed to focusing on our Five Strategic Pillars (Ngā Pou Aronui) and keeping them in mind and at the forefront of our strategic plan

Pillar 1: Mana Tangata: A clearly defined focus on people with serious or acute mental disorders and who are unable to be treated elsewhere.

Pillar 2: Matatau: in-depth clinical/specialist expertise in the assessment and treatment of people with serious or acute mental disorders.

Pillar 3: Mahi Tahi: A multi-disciplinary and integrated approach that places consumers and their families at the centre of all we do

Pillar 4: Manaakitanga: A positive culture and environment that values our staff and embodies compassion, hope and wellbeing.

Pillar 5: Whanaungatang: Continuously building and sustaining our partnerships with the wider health system, other agencies and the community to support other professionals and help in the creation of a sustainable mental health system.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. As an organisation we are inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Amy Walker  - Recruitment Specialist via email: