Clinical Psychologist
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, NZ
1d ago

Full Time

Remuneration as per MECA guidelines

We are seeking a registered Clinical Psychologist that is dedicated to providing a comprehensive, integrated and progressive service to older people who are affected by mental illness.

The Mental Health Services for Older People at Counties Manukau District Health Board is a multi-disciplinary Mental Health service, consisting of an inpatient ward and community team, and is specifically tailored to those aged 65 years and over, although people under this age are sometimes seen due to their presentation.

This role will involve working within our multidisciplinary team through provision of psychological assessment, formulation and intervention.

The team works from a bio-psycho-social approach and it is expected that the suitable candidate will be skilled in CBT however the ability to incorporate other models of therapy would be advantageous.

There are also opportunities to engage in group work through facilitation of existing groups or development of new ones.

You will be working alongside one other experienced psychologist and have the opportunity to work with psychology interns in a supportive environment that values your skills and profession.

Within the wider CMDHB context you will be part of a strong and growing group of psychologists.

We are looking for a registered psychologist with a Clinical Scope of Practice and an interest in working with the South Auckland community.

Essential :

  • Registered Psychologist in New Zealand for Clinical Scope of Practice with current APC
  • Current NZ driver's licence
  • Previous experience within a relevant clinical setting, with 2 years postgraduate experience preferred
  • What's in it for you?

  • Work at the largest organisation in South Auckland
  • A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • Access to a comprehensive internal training programme with a well-established Inservice programme
  • Access to Ko Awatea, an onsite learning institute which attracts both National and International speakers and trainers
  • Annual practicing certificate is refunded for every additional year of service
  • Fantastic culture and team environment across CM Health
  • Discounted services as part of our work perks
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