Clinical Psychologist, Child, Adolescent & Family Mental Health
Palmerston North, NZ
3d ago

MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

  • Do you want to be challenged in your working life?
  • Do you want to be part of an exceptional team?
  • Then we may have the job for you. We have a full time role for a Clinical Psychologist in our CAFS Team. We expect the best from people we employ and we try to give them the best! On this occasion we are looking for someone with experience within a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, though more importantly someone who is passionate about young people and their whanau.

    You will have a range of assessment and therapy skills (such as CBT, DBT and ACT). We are also willing to provide training.

    We require someone who can be creative, flexible and innovative. You must also possess a grand sense of humour and be compassionate and kind in your everyday interactions.

    In return for these wonderful skills we will provide a warm and supportive team environment, opportunities to stretch yourself clinically and involvement in a fantastic community of people who want the best for their Rangitahi.

    If you think this is you then call me now, Bev Huttley, Clinical Manager CAFS on 0275468828, email : bev.huttley midcentraldhb. or Nathan Stevenson on 027 267 6094.

    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.

    More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

    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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