Programme Lead Psychologist (Wellington; Auckland; Hamilton; Christchurch based)
IHC New Zealand
Hamilton, New Zealand
10d ago

Programme Lead Psychologist

  • Are you a Registered Psychologist with community experience?
  • Are you looking for a new challenge in a well-supported environment?
  • Do you feel passionate about improving the health outcomes of vulnerable populations?
  • IHC is New Zealand's largest service provider for people with an intellectual disability. These services are provided by over 4500 staff employed across two wholly owned subsidiaries -

    IDEA Services Limited and Accessible Properties Limited. With a national presence, our size and scope may surprise you.

    For us it is a significant time of positive change. At the heart of this is making sure you have the resources and support you need to provide the best possible service to people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

    We have a fundamental belief in the importance of the Programme Lead Psychologist position to support the effective delivery of a safe, high quality service.

    The role :

    As the Programme Lead Psychologist, you will be self-motivated and driven to work with the wider IHC Support Services to develop nationally consistent processes and systems that meet quality, contractual and best practice requirements.

    You will be responsible for leading and monitoring practice related to the support for people with ASD and behavioural challenges and to establish and lead communities of practice in ASD and behaviour support.

  • Reporting to the Senior Psychologist, this is a full-time position based in one of the four main centres (Wellington; Auckland;
  • Hamilton; Christchurch). This is a national role and travel will be required.

    You :

    If you are competent in working with people who have autism and a clear understanding of positive behaviour support this role may be just for you.

    In return we offer :

  • A clinical governance team led by our Director of Nursing and Senior Psychologist that supports your ongoing professional development and will involve you in national communities of practice.
  • A Leadership Qualification which IDEA Services will support you through and meet the cost of fees
  • A work vehicle. This vehicle may also be available for reasonable personal use.
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture with flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing
  • Remuneration that is commensurate with relevant skills and experience
  • Generous long-service leave entitlements and Insurance benefits
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