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Psychologists - Auckland Prison

Employer:
Department of Corrections
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Auckland - Auckland
Region:
Auckland
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
27-Mar-2018
Closing Date:
30-Apr-2018
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Job Description

Psychologists

Location: Auckland Prison
Vacancy number: CSNR9075

 

Auckland Prison is New Zealand's only male maximum security prison, presenting as a unique and challenging environment.
 

The current maximum security buildings are being replaced with a new world class maximum security facility, opening in May 2018. The rebuild means a significant change to the way the facility will operate, with enhanced support for staff to build a safe and positive staff culture.

 

We are a 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 Auckland Prison.

 

As a Psychologist, you will be supporting the Auckland Prison team and working as 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 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)

In return we can offer you:

  • A 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

 

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

 

Or to find out more about the exciting opportunity, you can contact Kirsten Tolond, Principal Psychologist via email – kirsten.tolond@corrections.govt.nz

 

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.

 

Applications close 30 April 2018.

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