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Child, Adolescent & Family Psychiatrist, Palmerston North Hospital (VID: 6149)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Mental Health Services
Position Type: Medical
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 12/02/2023


MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Are you a Psychiatrist with specialist training in Child, Adolescent and Family care? Are you looking for a new opportunity?
If so this could be the position for you,  joining our established team of psychiatrists, a consultant behavioural paediatrician, registrars and nursing and allied health colleagues at MidCentral.

The service has embarked on a significant redevelopment programme in the past several years and as a result a new leadership structure was introduced to lead further development of an integrated range of well-connected services along with our NGO partners in our community.

We provide comprehensive community-based mental health services including:

  • Extended hours crisis intervention service 
  • Community-based mental health care 
  • Adult Acute inpatient services (including intensive mental health care) Day activity/rehabilitation programmes 
  • General hospital liaison psychiatry 
  • Outreach clinics
  • Child, adolescent and family mental health services  
  • Old Age Psychiatry services
  • Alcohol and drug services  
  • Specialist Maori mental health services (Oranga Hinengaro) 
  • Early intervention services 
  • Intensive community rehabilitation services.

We have a commitment to continuing medical education and professional development and our peer review group is enrolled with the maintenance of professional standards programme of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. We are recognised by the College for registrar training. If you want to develop a service delivery model, have an area of special interest or seek an opportunity to get involved in research, do let us know.

For further information please contact MidCentral's SMO Recruitment Specialist, +64 6 350 8849. 


MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Childrens Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website. 

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

For further information please contact: MidCentral's SMO Recruitment Specialist +64 6 350 8849. 

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