Mental Health Clinician, Paediatric Consult Liaison Team

2023-02-22 to 2023-03-09
Job Number
Starship Children's Health
Work Type
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Nau mai, haere mai ki Starship Child Health!

Here is an exciting opportunity for an Infant/Child/Adolescent Mental Health Clinician to work in our Starship Paediatric Consult Liaison Team!

Part-time, Fixed term role (24 hours per week) for three years
Development opportunity for an experienced clinician
Working with children, adolescents and whanau under the care of Gastroenterology.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We have a part-time role available within the Starship Consult Liaison Team, for an experienced Infant/Child/Adolescent Mental Health Clinician to provide high quality clinical psychology assessments and interventions for children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and their family/whanau attending the Gastroenterology Starship Services. This role would suit a Mental Health Nurse, a Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist or a Social Worker.

We are a friendly, hard-working and motivated service that provide mental health assessments and interventions for children; adolescents and their whānau (family) attending Starship inpatient and outpatient services.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

As a qualified Infant/Child/Adolescent Mental Health Clinician, this role will

Suit a Mental Health Nurse, a Clinical Psychologist, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist or a Social Worker
Require a Post graduate Diploma or Master’s degree and/or Postgraduate mental health qualification or equivalent in relevant discipline
NZ Registered in relevant professional discipline
Clinical experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Provision of high-quality evidence based clinical child and adolescent mental health assessments, therapies and interventions for children and adolescents and their families/whanau under the care of Starship medical and surgical services.
Provision of liaison and consultation on specialist field of child mental health knowledge to paediatric health professionals and multidisciplinary teams in Starship Hospital, schools, agencies and patient groups as indicated.

To learn more about the role, please contact Dr Louise Webster, Service Clinical Director –[email protected] or Dr Heather McDowell, Psychology Practice Supervisor – [email protected]

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

Te Toka Tumai | Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first, and values whānau (family) as an important member of the care team.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role in your covering letter and CV quoting job reference ADHB16441.

To apply please click 'apply now' below. If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Honey Pillai, Recruitment Consultant at [email protected]

Advertising Closes: Thursday, 9 March 2023

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