Consultant Psychiatrist, Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre
Medical Specialist & Fellows
Consultant Psychiatrist - Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre
Part Time, 0.6 FTE (Permanent)
The High and Complex Needs Service for Mental Health at Auckland District Health Board comprises the Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre and the Assertive Community Outreach Service (ACOS), both based in Pt Chevalier. The Psychiatrist vacancy is within Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre but the role will include providing some cross cover into ACOS as needed.
Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre is a 40 bed inpatient rehabilitation service based in Pt Chevalier providing a therapeutic recovery oriented environment open to people residing in the Auckland DHB and Waitemata DHB areas. We accept referrals of people aged 17 to 65 years although the majority of clients are under 30. Many present with the complex challenge of both severe mental illness and co-existing drug and/or alcohol problems.
The Assertive Community Outreach Service is an intensive Community Mental Health Team. Our team works with people who have a history of poor engagement with mental health services and who present with high risk associated with their condition. The aim is to provide responsive treatment to Service Users/Tangata whai i te ora who require more flexibility and intensity of support. ACOS covers all of the Auckland District Health Board area.
We welcome applications from Psychiatrists with a current NZ Annual Practising Certificate. The experienced Psychiatrists across both services welcome the opportunity to work alongside either junior or experienced colleagues.
You will bring positive experiences of working collaboratively with clients, families, multi-disciplinary teams in both inpatient and community settings. We will offer you a stimulating and collegial working environment in a pleasant setting with good opportunities for professional development.
This is a permanent, part time role working 24 hours per week based in Pt Chevalier.
Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity
employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We
welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual
orientations, disabilities and religions.
For an initial confidential discussion please contact Adele Wakeham - Operations Manager on 021 354461
For help with your online application please contact Teenie Nguyen, Recruitment Coordinatorat firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference number AUC04036.
Closing date: 8 August 2019
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children's Worker as defined by the Act.