Clinical Psychologist - Oranga Hinengaro
MDHB
Palmerston North, NZ
2d ago

Oranga Hinengaro (Specialist Kaupapa Maori Mental Health Service)

MidCentral Health, as a leading provider of mental health services in the lower North Island, includes Oranga Hinengaro, a specialist Kaupapa Maori Mental Health team.

The purpose of this team is to improve the level and effectiveness of mental health services provided to Maori in the moderate to severe range.

We have 1FTE within our Kaupapa Maori Mental Health Team and are seeking applications from suitably qualified clinical psychologists with clinical expertise and a background in mental health.

This is a full time position.

If you are a health professional and committed to working within the Palmerston North and Horowhenua area we welcome your application.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks.

These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here

General Information

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.

Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000.

In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures.

Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

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