Psychologist - Central Auckland Psychology Teamat Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau), NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

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Clinical Psychologist Central Auckland

Kotahi anō te kaupapa : ko te oranga o te iwi' - There is only one purpose to our work : the wellness and wellbeing of people

Ara Poutama Aotearoa staff focus on having relationships with these people, and their whānau, that are based on manaaki and contribute positively to their wellbeing.

We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to join our vibrant team in the Central Auckland Psychologist's Office. Our team is based in Penrose, Auckland, however spend most of our time between seven Community Corrections Offices within the central and west Auckland areas and the country's largest and busiest remand prison, Mt Eden Corrections Facility.

Our team provides a broad range of clinical experience through assessment, treatment and case consultation. Being based on site with our community corrections colleagues builds positive relationships and promotes clinical leadership for the psychologists in the team.

In addition, the team supports clients with some of the highest risk and most complex needs who are supported within specialist accommodation.

As a Psychologist in this office you will be involved in tasks such as clinical assessments and treatment of a broad range of needs, providing supervision and psychological advice to other professionals, delivering training, undertaking applied research and, at times, acting as expert witness to the courts.

Some of the benefits of joining our Auckland Central team include :

  • Working with and being supported by other psychologists
  • Working in Prison and community based settings
  • A chance to work in a culturally diverse region
  • An in-depth training programme to equip staff with knowledge in risk assessment and forensic treatment
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Psychological Services are committed to providing service in a culturally appropriate manner and the Department of Corrections provides regular cultural supervision
  • Flexible working conditions
  • To find out more about working as a Psychologist at Corrections, click on the link below to hear from some of our people :

    We are open to receiving interest from any part of the world as long as your qualifications are registered with the New Zealand Psychologist Board.

    Relocation support is offered to successful overseas applicants, and may be available to the right NZ applicant.

    Mō mātou About us

    Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.

    As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https : / / arapoutama.page.link / Eit5).

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