Psychologist, Mental Health - Mt Eden at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Contribute to positive change and make a real impact in a fulfilling role.
- Experience ongoing professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and stay updated on best practices in mental health service provision.
- Thrive in a vibrant team culture that values individual growth and collaboration.
Ngā kawenga | About the role
We are looking for a psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary mental health team at Mt Eden Corrections Facility. Your role will encompass providing a full range of secondary mental health psychological services including triage, assessment, and treatment based on best practice psychological service delivery. We are especially committed to providing evidence-based, culturally responsive interventions. Our team strives for excellence in clinical practice, and we offer ongoing professional development opportunities and clinical and cultural supervision. Additional benefits of joining our team include part-time and fulltime opportunities, and flexible working conditions. Join us in a vibrant and supportive team culture where your growth is valued.
You can find out more about being a psychologist at the Department of Corrections Ara Poutama Aotearoa here.
He kōrero mōu | About you
Join the mental health team at Mt Eden as a psychologist, where your resilience and creativity make a real impact. We're seeking someone with strong relational skills, adaptability, and the ability to balance multiple perspectives. Navigate complex environments, collaborate with custodial staff, and contribute to positive change. Be proactive and reflective in a fulfilling role that combines expertise with making a difference. If you're ready for a transformative opportunity, consider joining our team.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The full salary range is $83,286 - $133,370. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
International Relocation Package
Ara Poutama has relocation packages available for candidates relocating from overseas. For international applicants, please confirm your eligibility to register as a psychologist in New Zealand.
- Freight forward of $10,000
- Airfares for candidates and travelling family
- 4-weeks accommodation
- 4-weeks rental vehicle hire
- Airport transfers of up to $300 and any stop-over accommodation
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy.
We're also bringing in new ways of working to help us deliver Hōkai Rangi, with a range of new roles being formed as part of The Pathway Forward Te Ara Whakamua.
It is an exciting time to join us, and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.
If you share the same passion for our work but feel this opportunity may not be the perfect fit for you, we encourage you to click here. We look forward to discovering more about you and exploring potential opportunities that align with your interests and skills.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Applications Close Tuesday 5th March.
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
|Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
83,286 - 133,370
|JD - Psychologist - Regional ISP Mental Health - Psychologist.docx (Word, 82KB)
Psychologist, Mental Health - Job Description.pdf (PDF, 177KB)
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