Clinical Psychologist - Consultation Liaison
Capital & Coast District Health Board
Porirua, Wellington Hospital, New Zealand
7d ago

We are seeking a NZ registered clinical psychologistto join our consultation liaison psychiatry team at Wellington hospital.

Our Mental Health Addictions &Intellectual Disability Consultation Liaison provides services to the generalWellington Regional Hospitals, as well as outpatient services for patients atthe interface of medicine and psychiatry.

The service is provided to twohospitals in the region - Wellington and Kenepuru, and includes specific liaisonwith the HIV, Haematology, Cancer Services, Neurology dept.

Renal Services andPalliative Care. The team consists of aconsultant psychiatrist, medical registrars, nurses, administrator and a nurseteam leader.

You will :

  • Have experience working in mental health and beconfident in carrying out mental health assessments
  • Have an active role in developing professionalrelationships with clinicians within the hospital, mental health services andexternal providers through engagement, support and education, provide timelimited brief psychological interventions and referral to appropriate serviceswithin the community.
  • Be highly motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Be responsive and approachable.
  • Enjoy working as a member of the team within themulti-disciplinary service, and take a lead in quality development andteaching.
  • Requirements :

  • A NZ registered clinical psychologist or apostgraduate qualification that would result in recognition of specialistpsychologist status by the New Zealand Psychologist Board.
  • Experience in working with Maori in a Kaupapa setting(Desirable)
  • Dual Diagnosis Alcohol & Drug experience(Desirable)
  • Experience with collaborative working (Desirable)
  • A current driver’s license (Essential)
  • Applications will only be accepted via ourcareers portal and Seek. All candidates applying for any of our currentvacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now'button.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. If youhave queries, please email : Faye.Jones

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