Clinical Psychologist 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)
Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
- Experience / interest in working with infants, children & adolescents, and their whanau
- Fixed term for 12 months
- Part-time position based at Nelson Hospital
- 0.8 FTE, 64 hours per fortnight
- Be a valued member of our multidisciplinary team
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
iCAMHS is a regional service for children and youth with serious mental health disorders up to aged 18 years. Our multi-disciplinary teams are made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities.
We are looking for a fixed term, part-time (0.8FTE) Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychologist with at least two years post-registration experience within an iCAMHS, or acute mental health setting. You will bring experience in working with children and adolescents presenting with a range of mental health issues. Some liaison / consultation with other areas and agencies will be required including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Maori networks.
The role will be fixed term for 12 months covering parental leave.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
Suitable applicants will be passionate about providing evidence-based psychological interventions for children & young people.
You will have current registration with the NZ Psychologists Board under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act (2003), hold a current Annual Practising Certificate and have appropriate experience and competency.
You will have up-to-date knowledge of current research findings relating to major mental health issues and trends, and psychological interventions for children, adolescents & families. You will be an active participant in our multidisciplinary team and will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. You will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients, their support networks and other agencies and service providers.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ work 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)
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?)
general enquiries please contact our
recruitment team on email@example.com or 03 539 5748.
For role specific information please
contact Deb Moore, iCAMHS Service Manager on firstname.lastname@example.org or
03 546 1788.
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: Open until filled. 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.
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