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Based at the Kari Centre in Greenlane, Regional Youth Forensic Service (RYFS) is a regionally focussed multi-disciplinary team whose primary role is the assessment of children and adolescents involved in the Youth Justice systems, preparing formal reports on their mental health needs for the Courts and other agencies, and providing short term therapies and consultation to a small number of young people.
We also provide clinical services to young people in secure residential care, and Court liaison services.
Due to increased demand and growth of the service, we are looking for a Mental Health professional (Clinical Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists) to join our team.
It is essential that you are a NZ Registered Clinical Psychologist , Social Worker or Occupational Therapist, Mental Health Nurses.
We are looking for a dynamic clinician who have experience in child and adolescent work, and preferably forensic services, and be able to provide comprehensive to mental health assessments, deliver effective evidence based treatment strategies for young people who present to the service, and work collaboratively with other team members and other services.
A high standard of report writing is required.
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Options for permanent, Part time / Full Time roles working Monday to Friday. To express interest, please apply online to job number : AUC07090
For further information to apply, please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or by email jimmy.mathews adhb.govt.nz
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This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts