EPIT Psychiatrist - Mental Health & Addictions (Full Time) Te Whatu Ora

Mental Health
Counties Manukau District
CMH202413262 Requisition #
 We are seeking a Psychiatrist to join our highly skilled multi-disciplinary Early Psychosis Intervention Team (EPIT)


  • Permanent – Full Time 
  • Salary range per ASMS MECA Step 1 $185,380 - Step 15 $267,980 dependable on experience and qualification      
  • MCNZ & Immigration Advisor Assistance if needed. 
  • Very Generous Relocation Package provided. T&C Apply
  •  Opportunities for research and teaching

To view more about us please click here


About your new team:


Working in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of South Auckland, our innovative team provides specialised assessment and interventions for young adults (<30 years) who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis.


Whilst the EPIT service primarily provides specialist mental health interventions for those with a first episode of psychosis, we also provide early intervention for those presenting with an At-Risk Mental State and provide consultation and liaison for our primary care partners for those with mild to moderate concerns. 


The team has a well-established model of care and employs a full multi-disciplinary approach which includes incorporation of AOD, Vocational and Peer-Support specialists within the team alongside senior nursing and allied health roles.


You will have:


·             Comprehensive experience of modern psychiatric practice in a Community Mental Health setting

·             Preferably have knowledge of Early Intervention or Youth Mental Health approaches

·             Passion for working in a collaborative and team-based approach

·             Skills in working with diverse population groups, including Maori, Pacific and refugee populations

·             Eligibility to register in a Vocational Scope with the New Zealand Medical Council (eligibility for registration can be checked via this link Registration-self-assessment-tool)

·             Hold a current Annual Practising Certificate with the New Zealand Medical Council



In your new role you will:


·             Utilise a comprehensive skillset informed by Early Intervention Principles

·             Contribute to the clinical leadership of the team

·             Be based primarily at our Springs Road site in East Tamaki

·             Provide weekly liaison at Tiaho Mai (our award winning acute inpatient unit)

·             Engage in community-based assessments in people’s homes, to ensure engagement and collaborative care planning with family/whanau supports.


To view the position description, please click here. 


This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com.


For more information please contact Barbara Ridgway at Barbara.Ridgway@middlemore.co.nz or in the Recruitment Centre on 09 259 3640 or visit www.leadingmentalhealth.co.nz for more information on our service.


Job Number: CMH202413262


At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability.


Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga, Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.







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