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Consultant - Psychiatrist (CRS)

Employer: The Crisis Resolution Service
Location: Christchurch, N.Z.
  About the role 

We are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic consultant psychiatrist who has a specialist interest and experience in adult acute psychiatry, to work in the Crisis Resolution Service. 

The Crisis Resolution Service (CRS) provide 24 hour, seven days a week assessment and short-term treatment services for people experiencing a serious mental health crisis and for whom there are urgent safety issues.  The team provides after-hours crisis contact for clients of Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services (MHAIDS), general practitioners, community and consumer groups and other health professionals. 

  • Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for adults with serious mental illness and severe psychological disorders
  • Work in collaboration with the service user, their family/whanau and the community clinical teams to promote recovery
Skills and experience 
  • This is a full-time position
  • Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (
  • Appropriate postgraduate qualifications
  • Relevant training and experience
How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by following this link:

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO58-18) and job title in the subject line.

Closing date: Friday, 1 March 2019
Reference no.: SMO58-18

Date posted:

11 December 2018