Clinical Psychologist – Youth AOD Team – Te Roopu Kimiora, Mental Health and Addictions Services, Kaitaia (1.0 FTE, permanent)

2022-11-10 to 2022-12-11
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.

Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

About You

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a passionate team who places great value on putting people first, embedding Te Ao Māori in everyday practice and have the standard of clinical practice and expertise necessary to effectively provide for rangatahi and whānau needs within the Youth AOD Service in Kaitaia?

We are looking for an exceptional Clinical Psychologist who has:
• experience in mental health and addiction in young people
• experience or understanding of our Te Tai Tokerau population
• high standard of clinical practice and expertise
• the ability to create a collaborative space in a demanding, rural service
• registration with the NZPB and a current practising certificate

About the Role

This is a full time (40 hours per week) role based in Kaitaia. The Youth AOD team are passionate and enthusiastic with a commitment to providing excellent services in assessment and intervention services with children and young people alongside their whanau/ family with moderate to severe mental health and addiction concerns.

We offer a competitive salary and relocation package, a diverse and interesting caseload and a supportive and welcoming team environment. This is a fulltime position (40 hours per week) based in Kaitaia.

A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:
Tāngata i te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti Kōrero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Te Hiranga Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH22-310
Closes: 11 December 2022
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