Consultant Psychiatrist – Addictions Specialist

Website NZDr

The New Zealand specialist medical recruitment agency.

We are currently looking for a Consultant or Medical Officer with experience in addiction medicine and a specialist recognition or qualification such as a post-graduate diploma in health sciences (alcohol and drug), or equivalent.

The successful applicant will be responsible for Opiate Substitution Treatment – specialist addiction services as well as the treatment of co- existing disorders in clients who present to the Alcohol and Drug service.

The Mental Health & Addiction Services provides a wide range of specialist services:

  • Acute Services: inpatient unit covering general adult mental health services, older people and intensive psychiatric needs, crisis assessment and brief care, and nursing consult liaison services.
  • Adult Mental health: North Taranaki and South Taranaki community teams, Tui Ora kaupapa Maori community mental health team and specialist services such as perinatal, eating disorders, DBT, early intervention.
  • Child and Adolescent mental health services.
  • Mental health services for Older people.
  • Alcohol and Drugs

Working in New Zealand

New Zealand has a Multi-Employer Collective Agreement in place across all the District Health Boards and salaries are consistent based upon years of post-specialist experience. NZDr can provide you with all the details for this.

Benefits include:

  • Annual leave: 6 weeks
  • Continuing Professional Development Allowance and Leave
  • Base salary + allowances for job size, on call and availability.
  • Reimbursement of your practicing registration fees college membership and indemnity insurance.
  • A generous relocation package.

We provide a comprehensive and highly personalised service as approved recruitment partners to all New Zealand’s health boards. We offer: –

  • Medical Council Registration.
  • Immigration.
  • Job search and interview set up.
  • Our experience of living in New Zealand – regions, healthcare, and school systems.

NZDr is proudly New Zealand owned and operated – talk with the locals.

Interested? Apply below!

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