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Clinical Psychologist (Community Mental Health)

Employer:
West Coast District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
West Coast - Greymouth
Region:
West Coast
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
11-Oct-2017
Closing Date:
03-Nov-2017
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Job Description

The Adult Community Mental Health service provides assessment, treatment and support services to adults in our communities. This includes assessment and interventions for urgent or crisis mental health needs. 

The Community Mental Health Service provides treatment for people from 18 years who suffer from a wide range of mental disorders.

The role involves general Clinical Psychology work for patients on the West Coast. This role is based at Greymouth, however clinics are conducted on rotation in the other major West Coast towns. As a result, the position involves some travel to these clinics, using DHB vehicles. A clean drivers license is a pre-requisite.

You'll hold a NZ Post Graduate Diploma or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent) and Registration in the Clinical Scope of Practice. Previous experience in the Adult Mental Health field is preferred but your other skill backgrounds or experience will be given full consideration. In addition to general service training, specific professional development through ongoing education is supported.

The position is an innovative role where excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills are vital. You will draw on your mental health experience to deliver comprehensive assessment and support to clients and their families/whanau and will be an active participant in our multidisciplinary team, working closely with referrers and colleagues from other agencies.

Enquiries should be directed to John Ray Recruitment Specialist on email john.ray@westcoastdhb.health.nz 

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