Senior Clinical Psychologist / Kaimātai Hinengaro at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital/Kenepuru Hospital/Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: Early Intervention Service
Contract: Permanent, Part-time, (20 hour per week / 0.5FTE / Monday ' Friday)
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
The role will involve:
- Providing effective care management and key work based on Early Intervention principles.
- Working with community for the benefit of young people and their whanau
- Developing and facilitating groups for clients and whanau as needed
- Delivering education and training about early intervention in psychosis, as required
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
The Early Intervention Service is an innovative, creative multidisciplinary team which offers assessment and treatment to young people (13 to 25 years) presenting to mental health services with a first-time psychotic disorder ' we work hard to minimise the impact of the disorder on young peoples' lives through offering a client centred, strengths based and collaborative support programme. The team are inspired by the recovery'focused framework laid out in the book Recovery after a first episode of psychosis. We regularly evaluate our outcomes allowing us to constantly adjust, improve and innovate the services we provide.
We provide a sub-regional service across the Greater Wellington Region (Welington, Poriua, Kapiti and Hutt) as well as delivering consultation-liaison and training to mental health services in the Central Region DHBs.
Moū ' About you
We are seeking a part-time permanent registered clinical psychologist to contribute to providing a high quality clinical psychology service in the assessment and treatment of young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis, ensuring clients' needs are met in a culturally, clinically and legally safe manner. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide psychological assessments and interventions for clients. You will also provide a range of other services to support the development and function of their teams and the organisation as a whole. These activities may include, but are not limited to: case consultation, staff training and supervision, running groups, leadership and involvement in service development activities, and research and evaluation-related activities.
A minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent are required, as is registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice and a current annual practising certificate.
Previous experience of working with young people is preferred.
A full drivers licence is 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 (AH243-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
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 Part time|
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