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Clinical or Child and Family Psychologist - School Based Mental Health

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
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Job Description

About us

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board - working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, 'whole of system' approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the role

We have a position for an experienced Clinical or Child and Family Psychologist in an exciting programme working with school communities to enhance resilience and promote positive Mental Health outcomes.

You will work within a team that provides a proactive, collaborative outreach service to support schools across Canterbury to address the emerging mental health issues post-earthquake, through engagement, consultation and the provision of brief intervention.

We are looking for positive, flexible people with excellent communication skills, knowledge and experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, and the ability to work well both in a team and autonomously.

This is a permanent part time role of 20 hours per week.

Skills and experience

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist or Child and Family Psychologist
  • Clinical Experience with Children and Adolescents is essential
  • A current full, clean New Zealand driver's licence

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Hayley Buick, Recruitment Specialist - Allied Health, Scientific and Technical,

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

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