Clinical Psychologist, Marinoto Rodney – Child, Youth and Family Mental Health Services

2022-05-13 to 2022-05-19
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Full Time
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Job Description
Full Time position
Based in Orewa
At Waitemata District Health Board, the Marinoto North Infant, Child & Adolescent Mental Health Team offers expert assessment and treatment to clients across the age range from 4 to 18 years. We are currently looking for experienced Clinical Psychologist to join us. Our service delivery model is CAPA, the Choice and Partnership Approach and you can discover more about this at
The role involves providing assessments and brief interventions for service users and psychological consultancy to the team and whole-service delivery. There is scope for development of the role and of the therapeutic environment. The role offers the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team, peer support, consumer and cultural advisors, and to work alongside service users and their family/whanau as they navigate a time of mental health crisis, to help them make sense of their experiences in the context of their lives, and to move towards resolution of that crisis and recovery.

We are looking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist with

Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
Registration with the NZ Psychology Board as a Registered Psychologist with a Clinical Scope of practice
Current Practicing Certificate
Proven psychological, psychometric and neuropsychological assessment skills
Experience in brief psychological interventions preferred
Experience in Child Youth and Family mental health settings preferred
The ability to work autonomously and within short timeframes

The Clinical Psychologist role is supported by a professional senior (Principal Psychologist – Adult MHS) and a professional advisor (Psychology Lead Advisor WDHB) within Mental Health Services. You will also be part of a broader team of 25 psychologists across adult mental health services. Under the APEX collective contract psychologists receive up to $2500 each per year for Continuing Professional Development which can be accumulated over two years to $5000. This offers the chance to attend overseas conferences or multiple workshops, plus books, and subscriptions each year.

To be considered for this position please apply online at quoting reference number WDHB12591 or click on the "apply now" button on this page.

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For more information about the position, please contact Janette Backhouse, Team Manager on 09 489 0555. For more information on our recruitment process, please contact Anna Tiaiho, Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7248.

Position No: WDHB12591
Closing date: 19 May 2022
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