Psychologist at Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Psychologist - Oranga Tamariki
Permanent, South Auckland location
Clinical Services Oranga Tamariki has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Psychologist to join us in a permanent role at Te Pou Herenga Waka (Multiagency Centre). The Centre is a joint initiative between Oranga Tamariki Clinical Services, District Health Boards, and New Zealand Police to assure positive outcomes for children and young people who have experienced abuse.
About us | Mō mātou
Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children has a commitment to putting tamariki and rangatahi at the heart of what we do. In our work, we aim to demonstrate these values:
- We put Tamariki first
- We believe Aroha is vital
- We respect the Mana of people
- We are Tika and Pono
- We value Whakapapa
- We recognise that Oranga is a journey
Our purpose is to ensure that all tamariki are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised. We believe that by getting involved early in their lives and showing love and care, we give children the best chance of growing into happy thriving New Zealanders.
We are committed to putting children first, we believe aroha is vital, we respect the mana of people, we are tika and pono, we value whakapapa and we recognise that oranga is a journey.
About the role | Mō te tūnga
This is a diverse and varied role that provides flexibility in the use of evidence-based intervention tools to achieve positive outcomes for tamariki and their whanau. Reporting to the Psychologist Team Leader, the successful candidate will gain exposure to comprehensive specialist parenting assessment work, assessments of children with complex care and protection histories, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, and other therapeutic interventions.
Experience working with children in a care and protection environment, providing assessment and therapy with tamariki and their whanau/caregivers, and assessments of parenting capacity will be an advantage. The successful candidate will work with a number of differing ethnicities including Maori and Pacifica clients and will liaise with community providers.
Oranga Tamariki has wide-ranging statutory responsibilities and is committed to services that are culturally appropriate. Oranga Tamariki recognises and has a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Applicants must be registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board to be considered.
What's in it for you | Nōu te rourou
- The opportunity to make a positive impact in an organisation that works to ensure all children are in loving whanau and communities
- A supportive team environment
- Opportunities for further professional and cultural development support
- Salary $99,315 - $110,351 per annum (in line with skills and experience), and Kiwisaver, professional registration and association fees.
To see all the benefits of working for Oranga Tamariki, please visit https://mahi.orangatamariki.govt.nz/working-with-us/employee-benefits/
How to Apply | Me pēhea te tuku tono
Apply online with your CV and Covering Letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please ensure you apply with a log in using your Oranga Tamariki email address.
If you have any other questions regarding this position, please contact email@example.com
If this sounds like you, click apply now!
Applications close Sunday 4 December 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Social, welfare & community|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
|File links:||Psychologist PD July 2020.pdf|
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