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Psychologists - Auckland Metro

Employer:
Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Auckland - Auckland
Region:
Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
01-Dec-2017
Closing Date:
14-Jan-2018
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Job Description

Role: Psychologists

Location: Northern Region - Auckland Metro
Vacancy number: CSNR8799

 

  • Looking to work for an innovative organisation committed to the provision of psychological approaches to the management of offending behaviour?
  • Seeking a team culture that encourages innovation and creative approaches to engaging with clients?
  • Enjoy a strong treatment and rehabilitative focus?

 

Yes? Then this could be IT!

 

We are the crew of psychologists at the Department of Corrections looking to recruit our next member of the close-knit team that we are. Our vision is to be a pioneering, leading psychological service within the prison services. We currently have vacancies in the Auckland Metro Region.

 

As a Psychologist, you will be supporting the Auckland Metro Region and working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team of registered psychologists who provide psychological advice and consultation to a range of stakeholders.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to use your clinical expertise and provide professional expertise and leadership in a diverse social service environment. Working within a scientist-practitioner framework, providing clinical services targeted to assist offenders develop skills to reduce re-offending is pivotal to this role.

 

Our psychologists undertake clinical assessments and treatment in prison and in the community, provide supervision, advice and training within Corrections and allied agencies, monitor the integrity of rehabilitation programmes, and participate in service and research initiatives.

 

This professional team calls for someone who:

  • Is reliable with strong communication skills
  • Has a minimum of a Masters degree in Psychology (Clinical or Forensic Psychology and registration with the NZ Psychologist board in the clinical/general scope of practice)
  • Is an excellent problem solver who can work across culture

 

In return we can offer you:

  • Vibrant, supportive team culture
  • A competitive salary and structured advancement opportunities
  • Commitment to professional development and clinical supervision
  • World class criminal justice psychology training and mentoring

 

Or to find out more about this exciting opportunity, you can contact Suzanne Lee, Principal Psychologist via email ; suzanne.lee@corrections.govt.nz 

 

If this sounds like you, visit our website and apply now!

 

We are open to receiving interest from any part of the world as long as your qualifications are registered with the New Zealand Psychologist Board.

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