Calling All Clinical Psychologists - Exciting Opportunities
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, NZ
1m ago

Full Time (Monday Friday)


Remuneration as per MECA guidelines

  • Flexible working, including working from home
  • Commitment to your professional development (generous continuing professional development funding)
  • Highly supportive and learning team environment
  • At Counties Manukau Health, Clinical Psychologists work as part of multi-disciplinary teams to provide psychological assessments and interventions for service users.

    Clinical Psychologists provide a range of services to support the development and function of their teams and the organisation as a whole.

    These activities include, but are not limited to : case consultation, staff training, supervision, leadership, involvement in service development activities, and research and evaluation-related activities.

    We have full time, permanent vacancies in different services across Counties Manukau Health.

    ICT :

    The Intensive Community team is an innovative, recovery focused team who are committed to excellent care and the best outcomes for our Service users.

    We provide assertive community based interventions for Service users who have high and complex needs within the Counties Manukau catchment area.

    You will be required to work closely with the wider multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment, treatment and support to an identified service user group.

    We offer an open and supportive team environment with on-going learning opportunities.

    Matariki :

    The Otara / Mangere locality service provides a range of high quality, integrated and comprehensive mental health assessments, treatment interventions and support for adults experiencing mental health and co-existing drug and alcohol issues who reside in the Otara, Mangere, Papatoetoe and Otahuhu areas.

    The diversity of our community and the range of mental health needs it presents, facilitates a stimulating and challenging environment for our clinicians.

    The role works with a multi-disciplinary team and some of the duties include psychological assessments, individual therapy, brief episode of care interventions and group work.

    We work closely with our service users, Non-Government Organisation’s and their Primary care providers. We can offer you a chance to work both independently and as part of a strong quality-focussed team.

    You will also be provided with ongoing support with clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

    Regional Dual Disability Service :

    Are you passionate about working with people with an intellectual disability and / or autism and their families / whanau and liaising with professionals and organisations?

    RDDS is a regional specialist team, covering the four northern region DHBs. We offer a service of assessment, intervention, and consultation for adult clients with both a psychiatric disorder and intellectual disability.

    Our service users commonly have complex needs. The role of a clinical psychologist may include formal assessments of intellectual disability and ASD, talking therapy, systems approaches, behavioural management as well as teaching and consultation.

    We currently have 6 clinicians including a consultant psychologist. The team has undergone a regional review, resulting in a commitment to expansion.

    This is an exciting time to be a part of this team and contribute to its development and growth. The team is currently based in Manukau.

    Koropiko :

    Are you passionate about working with older people who are affected by mental illness and / or dementia? We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive, integrated and progressive service to older people and their whanau.

    The Mental Health Services for Older People at Counties Manukau DHB is a multi-disciplinary team for those over 65 years of age, or younger if they have age related concerns.

    The service has an inpatient ward; however, this post is with Community Team East and will mainly be in the community. The team is based at Middlemore Hospital with access to satellite sites.

    You will be working alongside another experienced psychologist and have the opportunity to work with psychology interns in a supportive environment that values your skills and profession.

    The role of a psychologist may include formal assessments, talking therapy, systems approaches as well as teaching and consultation.

    Youth Forensics :

    Within our community based District Wide Services, we are seeking an experienced Clinical Psychologist, to work within the Youth Forensics Liaison team.

    The Youth Forensics Liaison team sits alongside the East Tamaki based Family Mental Health teams and the Auckland Regional Youth Forensic Service, Tu Maia.

    They provide consultation liaison and interventions for children and young people who experience mental health problems, and who are involved in the youth justice sector.

    This is a small dynamic team who work with a wide variety of agencies.

    Our new integrated locality based services provide specialist mental health care for those with serious mental health problems, as well as providing consultation and liaison with primary care and non-government (NGO) partners.

    EPIT :

    Our community based Early Psychosis Intervention Service (EPIT). Our team engages young adults (18-30) and their whaanau along the road towards their recovery.

    This specialist service provides assessment and treatment for adolescents and young adults presenting with a first episode of psychosis.

  • We provide specialist mental health care for those with serious mental health problems, and a diagnostic pathway for those whaiora presenting with symptoms suggestive of Ultra High Risk of developing a psychotic illness;
  • and provide consultation and liaison with primary care partners for those with mild to moderate concerns.

    We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist who has a genuine interest and experience in working with young people in the context of their family and wider environment.

    You will work with young people and their families / whanau using a combination of biological, psychological and social interventions to ensure that recovery from psychosis and resultant disruption to life function is made quickly and completely as possible.

    We provide a range of therapeutic interventions including family therapy, social skills groups, dialectical behaviour therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy.

    The role will also involve input into team development and upskilling other members of the multidisciplinary team.

    Maternal Mental Health :

    We are seeking a Maternal Mental Health full time Clinical Psychologist to join our Perinatal Mental Health Services, working in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of South Auckland.

    We are based at Springs Road site in East Tamaki. The teams provide clinic and community based services for families in the CM Health area.

    Our perinatal services include Maternal Mental Health, and Whakatupu Ora (Infant Mental Health) services. These teams are aligned, allowing for consultation and joint work from both an Adult and Infant Mental Health perspective.

    Maternal Mental Health is a multi-disciplinary specialist team providing assessment and treatment to women and their whanau in pregnancy and up to 12-months post-partum.

    You will be engaged in core clinical activities such as treatment planning and the development of recovery-oriented interventions that are culturally relevant to our service users and their families / whaanau.

    You will have a focus on early intervention, experience in working with family / whanau and excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with a wide range of services and professionals on intervention plans.

    Rapua Te Ao Waiora :

    Are you interested in working with pakeke / adults and their whaanau making a difference in their lives and future wellbeing?

    Our integrated care services provide specialist mental health care for those with serious mental health and addiction problems living across Papakura and Manurewa.

    We work closely with pakeke / adults and their whaanau, Non-Government Organisation’s and their Primary Care providers GP Practices and Marae.

    You will also be provided with on-going support with clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

    Essential :

  • Registered Psychologist in New Zealand or eligible to register in a Clinical Scope of Practice, with current APC
  • Current full driver's licence
  • Previous experience within a relevant Mental Health clinical setting, with 2 years postgraduate experience preferred
  • What's in it for you?

  • Work at the largest organisation in South Auckland
  • A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • Access to a comprehensive internal training programme with a well-established Inservice programme
  • Access to Ko Awatea, an onsite learning institute which attracts both National and International speakers and trainers
  • Fantastic culture and team environment across CM Health
  • If you want to be in a role that truly makes a difference to CM Health and our community, then apply now!

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