Registered Psychologist - Hamilton
New Zealand Government Jobs
, New Zealand
4d ago

Location : Hamilton

Recruitment Contact : jenna.kerr

Full time position available

Are you a registered psychologist or close to it in your clinical training programme? Or are you interested in a change of focus in your career with new challenges?

Would you like to work for a collegial team that is invested in psychological best practice and your professional development?

Yes? This might be the right place for you.

There are different opportunities for Psychologists in the Hamilton area. Based in our team hub, you will report to the Principal Psychologist and assist the team to achieve positive outcomes.

Embracing the scientist-practitioner framework, we provide specialist clinical services focused on assisting individuals who have offended to develop the awareness and skills to reduce re-

offending. Our team undertakes clinical assessments and treatment, provides supervision, advice, and training within Corrections and allied agencies, consults to the NZ Parole Board and the Courts, and participates in a range of service initiatives.

Our work across Corrections sites gives this role ongoing clinical and professional variety, and development opportunities.

The next 12 months will present our service with the opportunity to provide group based treatment and reintegration to young offenders (18-

27) in a newly developed intervention. The programme incorporates therapeutic (cognitive self-change and AoD treatment) and reintegrative components .

This could be the right opportunity for you to further use your clinical skills, expertise, and leadership in a diverse social service environment.

Within the Hamilton area there is also the opportunity to work as part of the Tai Aroha Programme. This is an intensive therapeutic programme working in the Hamilton community predominantly for men of all cultures.

You will be part of a professional team which calls for someone who :

  • Is reliable and committed to best practice approaches
  • Is an excellent problem solver who can work across cultures
  • Has strong communication skills
  • Works well in a collaborative professional environment, and
  • Wants to begin or progress their career in a development focused service.
  • In return we can offer you :

  • A vibrant supportive team culture
  • Career-long professional development and supervision
  • An environment in which psychology informs organisational practices
  • A competitive salary and structured advancement opportunities, and
  • World class criminal justice psychology training, mentoring and supervision.
  • The position is salaried from $71,707 to $110,448 depending on the experience and competency level of the successful applicants.

    If you want to work for a service committed to using psychological approaches to achieve positive social outcomes that make our communities safer, visit our website and apply now.

    Please note that applicants must hold registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and will be required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-

    employment drug tests. See more about the role of Psychologist with the Department of Corrections - follow the link below.

    http : / / / about us / working with us / careers / types of careers / prison based jobs / psychologist.html

    All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Please note : Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.

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