Clinical Psychologist, (Full Time), Infant Mental Health, Te Whatu Ora
at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Remuneration as per MECA guidelines
We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join our Infant Mental Health team in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of South Auckland
Whakatupu Ora Infant Mental Health team is a multi-disciplinary specialist service team providing assessment and therapy for children (0 to 4 years) and their caregivers to improve mental health outcomes for children.
We are based at Springs Road site in East Tamaki and the team provides clinic and community-based services for families in the Counties Manukau area.
As a Clinical Psychologist, you will be engaged in core clinical activities such as psychological assessment, mental health assessment, assessment of caregiver-child relationships and provide evidence–based interventions. You will have a focus on early intervention, experience in working with family/whanau and excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with a wide range of services and professionals on intervention plans.
Relevant registration and current Practicing Certificate with the New Zealand Psychologist Board, in the Clinical Scope of Practice
At least 2 years’ experience as a registered Clinical Psychologist in a mental health setting
Full, clean driver’s licence
Experience in and ability to develop therapeutic relationships with caregivers and infants or children
Ability to work in a diverse community
What's in it for you?
A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
Access to a comprehensive internal training programme with a well-established Inservice programme
Access to Ko Awatea, an onsite learning institute which attracts both National and International speakers and trainers
Annual practicing certificate is refunded for every additional year of service
Fantastic culture and team environment
Discounted services as part of our work perks
To apply for this role, please click on “Apply Now”.
To view the position description, please click here. For more information please contact Yahnina Hutchings on Yahnina.Hutchings@middlemore.co.nz or Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 2760044 ext 58680 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Number: CMH07465
Applications Close: 30 March 2023
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.