Clinical Psychologist (Full Time) Adult Rehabilitation and Health of Older People at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Remuneration as per MECA guidelines
Counties Manukau District is recognised as one of the busiest community health care providers in Australasia - serving New Zealand's most culturally diverse populations. It's this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level.
We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join the Adult Rehabilitation and Health of Older People (ARHOP) service. This role is part of a small team based at Middlemore Hospital and Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit and provides psychological support services for adult and older adult in-patient rehabilitation. The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit in Otara (ASRU)is one of only two specialist spinal rehab units in NZ. In addition, the role provides outpatient psychological assessment and treatment for stroke patients in the community who are under the care of the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Service (CSR).
The ideal Psychologist would be energetic, innovative, and keen to work as part of the wider interdisciplinary team providing services for the treatment and rehabilitation of people following life changing health events such as Stroke, Amputation, Head Injury, Complex Orthopaedic, Neurological and Spinal Cord Impairment as well as a range of other physical health conditions. Work on the older adult wards requires an ability to relate to older people facing major life changes, such as the need to move into a care setting, and knowledge of cognitive assessment in the elderly and the dementias would be an advantage.
Training in Neuropsychology would be preferred.
Activities will include providing psychological assessment and intervention to enhance coping and adjustment to impairment, and assisting with behavioural management difficulties as well as consultation to the interdisciplinary team. In addition to direct clinical roles with patients, the role includes provision of clinical services to patients’ significant others and support to other clinical staff as required. You will have extensive opportunities to contribute to service development, staff consultation, consultation services with other staff and staff training, and (if trained) neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.
You will work within a small, supportive team of ARHOP psychologists, and have wider collegial and professional support from the Psychological Medicine service. You can expect great support and professional development in this role.
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- Eligible to register or registered with the NZ Psychology Board as a Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, or Neuropsychologist
- Current Annual Practising Certificate with the NZPB
- Minimum 2 years practical experience
- A full driver’s license with no limitations
What's in it for you?
- A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
- Fantastic culture and team environment
- Access to Ko Awatea an onsite learning institute which attracts both National and International speakers and trainers
- Annual practising certificate and annual membership of one professional association is refunded
- A generous continuing education budget is provided as per the MECA
- Discounted services as part of our work perks
Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com.
For more information on this role, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre at email@example.com or 092760044 ext 58680.
Job Number: CMH07476
Applications Close: 31 March 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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