Consultant Psychiatrists - Expressions of Interest

Nau mai, haere mai ki whanau ora ki Te Awakairangi

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

If variety of work is what you are seeking, this will be perfect for you.

We have positions in the following areas:

  • Inpatient Service
  • Crisis team
  • Forensic Service
  • Adult Community
  • Child and Adolescent
  • Intellectual Disability

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.

The hours for our vacancies vary from full-time, part-time and casual so make sure you specify what type of work you are interested in your cover letter when applying. This will help us match you up to your perfect job. 

Moū – About you

We are looking for people who have the following: 

  • Vocationally registered in psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for specialist registration with the MCNZ
  • Relevant training and experience
  • Have a current driver's license

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.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

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 and indicate “EOI Psychiatrists” in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).  We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.


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: SMO00-22

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

Closing Date: Friday, 30 September 2022