Health Psychologist, Auckland Regional Pain Service (TARPS) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Do you have passion for improving the quality of life of patients?
- Excellent opportunity to grow and develop within Auckland Regional Pain Service (TARPS)
- 0.6 FTE fixed term until February 2025.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Auckland Regional Pain Service (TARPS) provides quality pain management to the people of Auckland and beyond. TARPS provides clinical assessment and management of chronic pain utilising an interdisciplinary approach. TARPS is accredited by the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) interdisciplinary pain management unit to provide approved training during the core training stage.
We are looking for an experienced Health or Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team providing tertiary care and treatment to outpatients that form the culturally diverse Central Auckland population and wider Aotearoa through ACC. You will be based at the Greenlane Clinical Centre 0.6FTE. The role offers opportunities for both individual and group interventions for chronic pain.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will have a Doctorate or Post Graduate degree in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Degree in Health Psychology or its recognised equivalent; have a current Annual Practicing Certificate and registration with NZ Psychologists Board with the appropriate scope of practice.
Previous experience in Physical Health or Medical settings is essential, with either experience or a strong interest in supporting patients with suffering acute and chronic pain.
If you have any questions about this position you are welcome to contact: Laura Cheadle, Allied Health Team Leader for Specialist Outpatient Services on LCheadle@adhb.govt.nz or Tipu Amir, Service Lead Clinician on TipuA@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland. In return, we can reward you with a competitive salary, five weeks annual leave and a unique and supportive working environment.
In return for your contribution, you’ll join a team that values the diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences that we all uniquely bring and are an advocate for supporting hauora | well-being and see you action meaningful change within Te Toka Tumai.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role. Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the role and to the competencies listed in the position description. Please also state if you are keen on a permanent or fixed term opportunity.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, or require information in an accessible format, please contact Aaron Chamberlain, Recruitment Consultant via AaronChamb@adhb.govt.nzto discuss how we can best support your application.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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