Consultant Psychiatrist – Specialising in Addictions, NZ

Lakes District Health Board
Jun 29, 2020
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Closing Date


Vacancy No. ROT00568
Consultant Psychiatrist, specializing in addictions
Mental Health and Addictions Service
Permanent, full time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)

An exciting opportunity has become available to join our adult community Mental Health and Additions team. The role is based in Rotorua with some service function in our adjacent town Taupo.

This role will provide general specialist mental health services, with a specific portfolio in specialist addictions psychiatry. Additional to this leading a small opioid substitute therapy and team. The role is based inside our adult community mental health services, with some oversight working alongside the inpatient consultant psychiatrist as required.

The role will work collaboratively with our non-governmental organisations. Providing clinical wisdom and leadership.

The role offers a general remuneration package, including a 20% recruitment and retention bonus. There is an on-call provision (1:7).

Lakes District Health Board is a moderate sized DHB with a total population of 110,000 people. The secondary mental health services provide dynamic consultant lead services.

If you would like further information around this position and terms and conditions in the first instance please contact Michael Bland at or +64 27 240 7162.

Closing date: 2 August 2020

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