Clinical Psychologist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) - Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent Full time - 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking a registered Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team in providing a community based service for individuals who require significant support and assertive treatment in order to live successfully in the community. As the sole full time psychologist in the team there is scope to personalise the role to meet the needs of our clients and the clinical team.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) are a cohesive, responsive team with outside the square thinking. Providing support to Tangata Whaiora who present with complexity that requires an intensive and flexible approach, the ACT team work collaboratively across a number of services to ensure wrap around support that meets Tangata Whaiora and whanau needs. The Multidisciplinary team values the skills the varying disciplines bring and caseloads are indicative and fluid in relation to the complexity of the care required at any given time.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Proven experience and clinical skills in working with individuals who experience major mental illness and associated issues
The ability to provide individualised client therapy
The ability to work alongside community NGOs who provide direct care to clients
The ability to work and communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary team and the ability to work autonomously
A strong recovery focus and trauma informed care approach
The ability to provide an assertive, creative and flexible approach to client care, within a variety of settings to clients in varying stages of recovery
Well-developed time management skills with the ability to co-ordinate personal and team tasks in an efficient and organised manner
Computer literacy and the ability to complete documentation on time and to a high standard
A current full drivers licence
If you believe you meet the brief, then we encourage you to apply.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Robyn.Payne@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 8 October 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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