Psychology Intern at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough, Nelson Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand
(Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB
- 1.0 FTE / Fixed term 12 months
- 80 hours per fortnight
- Nelson location
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
We have two fixed term, full-time intern psychology positions,
working 40 hours per week.
iCAMHS is a specialist mental health team, providing assessment and
treatment for people up to age 18 with mental health problems which are
The role of the Intern Psychologist includes supervised and
independent experience in assessment, diagnosis, formulation and use of a range
of psychological therapies.
iCAMHS has a multidisciplinary team consisting psychology, nursing,
social work, OT & psychiatry. The psychology team of 9 includes both senior
and less experienced staff, and you will be well supervised. iCAMHS covers a wide area, including Nelson, Tasman, Golden Bay
The Intern position is offered as part of MOH support for the
Psychology workforce. The successful applicant will be offered a 1.0 FTE
position for a full year, exact dates to be negotiated in accordance with
You will receive a salary according to the APEX Psychologists MECA Contract Intern Step 1 ($64,319 - $66,319). You will also be supported to continue the requirements of their course, including fulltime pay to support study leave during the year.
There will also be opportunities to attend extra specific trainings
as they occur through the year e.g. Intro to Clinical Supervision, suicide
prevention etc. Interns will have a supervising senior psychologist to monitor
and support them as they put their academic learning into clinical practise. As
well, there are peer, MDT and professional meetings for case discussion and
consultation, and ongoing education on specific topics.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
Applicants will be enrolled in a Clinical or Child & Family Psychology programme, and have completed the necessary pre-requisites to undertake their Intern year.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The
benefits of this position)
This would be a great placement for a Psychology Intern, as it offers experience in assessment and treatment for children & adolescents, and their families, in a wide range of mental disorders.
At Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community.
Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes - lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days. Find out more at https://www.nelsontasman.nz/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries
please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 539
For role specific information please contact Deb Moore on email@example.com .
Apply now, it - s easy.
Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter
explaining your interest in this position.
Applications close: 7th December 2023 (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as
they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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