Psychologist / Kaimātai Hinengaro at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Hutt Valley
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital/Kenepuru Hospital
Service: Te Whare Ahuru (Lower Hutt)
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Are you looking for a team that is supportive and is a joy to work with?
We are currently looking for an experienced Psychologist to join our team At Te Whare Ahuru. If enjoy a challenge, meeting a wide variety of patients and working within a close knit team this is the place for you.
Duties on the ward include working closely within the Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT) providing clinical advice and strategies for the management and treatment of patients on the ward. Diagnostic clarification and supporting the discharge planning for complex cases. Facilitation of or oversight of patient group activities on the ward that would benefit from psychology input e.g. DBT.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Te Whare Ahuru provides services for people experiencing an episode of acute mental illness that requires a safe environment with intensive nursing and medical treatment.
The team offers specialist services for people with moderate to severe mental health problems, and offer assessment, treatment and support to assist the individual and their whanau and other support people in their recovery journey with the aim of supporting people back to having their health care provided in primary health care services. The focus of the service is on providing evidenced based treatment interventions for those people who present with more complex needs and higher risks.
Moū - About you
You-ll have a sound knowledge of psychopathology, and psychological theories with an ability to assess, diagnose and treat people experiencing coexisting mental health and addiction. Your experience in developing sound psychological formulations based on thorough assessments will allow you to provide interventions for clients with trauma and advise, consult and educate the client and relevant others about treatment options.
You-ll hold a Masters Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent along with registration with the NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology as Vocational Scope of Practice and a current APC.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process until advertising closes on 29 May 2022.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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