Clinical Psychologist - Adult Inpatient Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
Tauranga Hospital is currently seeking a full-time, permanent Clinical Psychologist to join the team in the Adult Inpatient Mental Health unit.
As a fully qualified and registered Psychologist your role will include, but is not limited to:
- Provide appropriate, effective, and clear psychological formulations based on thorough assessments
- Use of a wide range of assessment tools including psychometric testing
- Prepare assessments and interventions and treatment plans clearly and objectively
- Works as an active, positive, and supportive team member
- Effectively communicate with patients, whānau, and colleagues
This role will be working in Te Whare Maiangiangi, our Adult Inpatient Unit at Tauranga hospital, where our clients are aged 18 - 65. The team consists of experienced multi-disciplines, including nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologist, psychiatrists, pharmacist, physiotherapist, and Pou Kokiri cultural advisor.
Our team culture is nurturing in nature, and we are supportive of active learning, both practically and academically. We are passionate about improving health outcomes for people entering our unit.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
The preferred candidate will be passionate and committed to providing Tangata Whai Ora focused care. The ability to work as an effective team member and demonstrate strong communication is essential to this position. You will be part of our multidisciplinary team, committed to delivering high quality care to our consumer group and to be part of continuous service improvement. You will also:
- have a positive, can do and supportive attitude
- exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal)
- Registered as a Psychologist in NZ with demonstrated clinical competence
- A willingness and ability to teach others and share expertise within a team
If you have experience of working in an acute mental health unit, we would love to hear from you!
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.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- 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
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.
At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.
Tō tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora
When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.
We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
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.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty
|Bay of Plenty
|Permanent Full time
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