Clinical Psychologist - Child & Adolescent at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We invite you to apply for this exciting position, as part of our vibrant and dynamic Voyagers Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (0-18yrs) in Whakatāne.
Voyagers is evolving a Well Being Integrated delivery model to meet the needs of the young person, whanāu and the community. We are committed to implementing high standard models of therapeutic treatment, as well as the necessary training and ongoing supervision that such pathways require.
Our service has a clear pathway for psychology intervention, consisting of assessment, diagnosis, and therapy. We work with a range of difficulties, including trauma, mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders. There are hospital wide forums for psychologists and psychiatrists to network and share professional development opportunities.
The Clinical Psychologist will work as a member of the Mental Health & Addiction Services to provide an effective community-based assessment and treatment service to the target populations within existing legal frameworks. You will become part of our multi-disciplinary team, who are a solution focused team, and working in collaboration with the community.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
To be successful in this role you will:
- Be a New Zealand Registered Clinical Psychologist
- Have postgraduate training in clinical psychology and other relevant postgraduate training
- Be able to demonstrate core facilitative skills in interpersonal interaction
This is a permanent position. We have flexible FTE and are open to applications from candidates looking for 0.6 – 1.0 FTE (24 – 40 hours per week). If this sounds like your ideal job, please apply now!
NB This position is suitable for those trained in, and adhering to, the clinical scopes of practice as defined by the New Zealand Psychologists Board.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- Potential relocation assistance available for international candidates
- Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Access to subsidised hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally Bay of Plenty District Health Board BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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