Clinical Psychologist - South Community at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- 20 hour per week (0.5fte) fixed term opportunity until August 2023
Mō te tūnga | About the role
South Community Mental Health Team is one of four community mental health teams providing assessment, treatment and support services to adults in our Christchurch communities. This includes assessment and interventions for urgent or crisis mental health needs. We are a large team comprising 40 clinicians + support staff and provide support for around 350 clients at any one time.
We work with people aged 18-65 years who suffer from a wide range of mental disorders, prioritising those with serious and enduring mental illness.
Ko wai koe | About You;
Your role involves providing general Clinical Psychology work for both outpatients and inpatients. Your work in outpatients may be with clients receiving ongoing care in the community and also those receiving short term crisis support. The role is based at Hillmorton Hospital Christchurch. You will draw on your mental health experience to deliver comprehensive assessment and support to clients and their families/whanau in collaboration with your colleagues in our multidisciplinary team. You will work closely with referrers and colleagues from other agencies. You may also be involved in triaging referrals and providing supervision for colleagues within the MDT. In addition to general service training, specific professional development through ongoing education is supported.
- NZ Post Graduate Diploma or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent) rather than Masters in Clinical Psychology.
- You - ll hold a NZ Post Graduate Diploma or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent) and Registration in the Clinical Scope of Practice.
- Previous experience in the Adult Mental Health field is preferred but your other skill backgrounds or experience will be given full consideration.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills are vital.
Mō mātou | About Us
- Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do -
We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury the West Coast community.
The culture at Canterbury District Health Board, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value - - - - - - - s):
- 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
Ngā hua | Benefits of working at CDHB
When you work at the Canterbury District Health Board, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at CDHB, there could be a place for you!
Please visit our careers website for other roles and find your ideal fit within the Canterbury District Health Board.
The Future of the Health Industry
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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