Clinical Psychologist / Kaimātai Hinengaro - Youth Forensic Inpatient Team (Nga Taiohi) at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Kenepuru Hospital
Service: Nga Taiohi (MHAIDS)
Contract: Permanent, Full Time / Part Time negotiable
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist for Nga Taiohi the National Youth Forensic Inpatient Service. Nga Taiohi is a modern purpose built unit with 10 beds located on the Keneperu Hospital campus which provides a secure inpatient service for youth offenders with mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. It is co-located alongside the existing Youth Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit (Rangatahi) and the Youth Intellectual Disability (ID) Inpatient Unit (Hikitia Te Wairua) in the Centre of Excellence at Kenepuru Hospital, Porirua.
The Clinical Psychologist will be responsible for facilitating and delivering a range of psychological services for the rangatahi and their families. The scope includes assessment, brief interventions with the rangatahi and their families and consultancy with other services. Additionally, the role serves to support the development and function of the team and includes case consultation, staff training and supervision, leadership and involvement in service development activities such as research and evaluation-related activities. It may also occasionally include the preparation of reports for the Youth Courts.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Our team are dedicated and enthusiastic about delivering high quality health care to the rangatahi. We provide a dynamic and supportive Multi-Disciplinary Team approach within a bi-cultural model of care. We offer the potential for flexible hours and employment on either a part or full time basis. We provide excellent training and staff development opportunities.
Moū - About you
The successful applicant will have:
- Minimum of a Master-s Degree in Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent.
- Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice.
- Current annual practising certificate.
- Experience in working with young people and or forensic experience preferred, but not essential.
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 (AH096-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.
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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