Psychologist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Maternal, Infant, Chid, Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Services (MICAMHAS)
Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui
Fixed term (1 year contract), part time (24 hours per week)
Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
· Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
· Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
· Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
· Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
The MICAMHAS team is looking for a Psychologist for a fixed term contract for a year to support the current psychologist with psychometric testing and assessments. This role will enhance the psychology services provided by MICAMHAS by providing psychological assessments and evaluations to the young people and whānau who use the MICAMHAS service. As this role will work alongside and support the current Psychologist, the ability to work alongside other clinicians is vital.
Whanganui MICAMHAS uses the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) as a service model so the ability to work collaboratively with young people and their whānau, understanding the importance of cultural connections, the use if effective communicatiuon to facilitate best outcomes is an important aspect of this role.
Being able to develop and maintain working relationships with our whanganui community partners is essential. A knowledge of available services in the rohe will be an advantage.
MICAMHAS is a great place to work and we provide a supportive work environment and allow for training opportunities for professional development.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.
Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.
Check out www.discoverwhanganui.nz/visit/ to see what your new home could look like.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
Please click, APPLY NOW to apply for this role, please include a CV and cover letter and review your application to ensure all of your attachments have been succesfully uploaded.
For more information please read the attached Position Description or if you have any questions about the role please contact: Janice Bowers, Clinical Nurse Manager on 06 348 1901.
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 16 June 2023
Te Whatu Ora -Health New Zealand, Whanganui expects all new staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before they commence employment.
This job closes on 16 June 2023. However, since we would like our preferred candidate to commence employment as early as possible, we may close this vacancy earlier if we found a suitable candidate for this position. Therefore, please do not wait until the closing date to apply for this role.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Part time|
|Attachment:||MICAMHAS Clinical Psychologist PD April 2023.pdf (PDF, 216KB)
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