Consultant Psychiatrists - Expressions of Interest

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Mental Health teams who provide support and education to our local Wellington Region community.

We are looking for Consultant Psychiatrists who has a passion for mental health.  We are open to applicants who want to come permanently, but if you are wanting to come for a shorter term to experience working and living in New Zealand, we would love to hear from you too. 

We have a dedicated teams in the following areas 

We have an international and diverse work atmosphere with work/life balance in a friendly and relaxed geographical location. We also provide training and professional development opportunities as well as generous and flexible annual leave entitlements.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all necessary clinical steps are taken to assist clients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education.

We are looking for Psychiatrists who can be vocationally registered in Psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) or hold equivalent qualification and be able qualify for registration with MCNZ.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three regions - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley, Capital and Coast and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include regional forensic and rehabilitation services covering the Central region while the intellectual disability services extend the length and breadth of the country from six bases located in Whangarei, Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

We welcome enquiries so please get in touch if you would like any information on our roles and services. You can contact us by emailing 

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed


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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term, Casual, Fixed Term/Full Time, Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: MHAIDSSMO-23

Location: Wellington Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua, Hutt Valley, Wellington Community, Porirua Community, Wanganui

Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 December 2024