Service Coordinator and Practitioner, General Psychology Clinic
New Zealand Government Jobs
Manawatu, Wanganui, New Zealand
5d ago

Job Description

School of Psychology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Palmerston North

Established in 1987 by the School of Psychology, the Turitea Psychology Clinic has consolidated its position as the centre of clinical psychology training for the central North Island and has a reputation as a provider of high quality community service, and training and supervision of clinical psychology students.

We have an opportunity for a Registered Psychologist to join us in a key, full-time role as a Service Coordinator and practitioner.

  • You will be responsible for coordination of the Clinical Psychology Service; psychological assessment and treatment of a range of clients;
  • and provision of practical student supervision alongside other senior Psychologists working in the Psychology Clinic.

    Practice in clinical psychology assessment and treatment; neuropsychological assessment / neurorehabilitation and clinical health psychology, are at the forefront of developing therapies and are specialisations of the Psychology Clinic.

    As a University clinic, we expect practitioners to maintain sound evidence-based practice and contribute to a scientist-

    practitioner model. The successful applicant should expect to participate in, and contribute to applied practice evaluation and research occurring in the clinic.

    In addition to further developing your own area of clinical expertise you will coordinate the triage and allocation of referrals as well as liaise with internal and external funders to promote and develop service delivery opportunities for the General Psychology Service.

    To be successful in appointment to this role you will be a Registered Psychologist with a Clinical Scope of Practice and hold a valid Annual Practising Certificate with at least three years of post-

    qualification clinical experience. There is capacity for the role to be shared up to a total of 1 FTE.

    The School of Psychology offers degree programmes to Doctoral level and as part of Massey University's commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi, the School of Psychology incorporates a bicultural focus into its programmes and practice.

    The employment setting will involve work with people across the lifespan and applicants will be required to comply with the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and the Vulnerable Children (Requirements for Safety Checks of Children's Workers) Regulations 2015.

    For overseas applicants, successfully obtaining New Zealand Registration would be a requirement for commencing employment.

    Should you require clarification on any aspect of this position please contact Maria Berrett Acting Clinic Director, Turitea Psychology Clinic (M.J.Berrett

    Closing date : 25 October 2018

    Reference number : A347-18CA

    For further information and to apply online, visit : http : / / /

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