Psychotherapist or Clinical Psychologist, Segar House-Rauaroha (Part-Time, 24 hrs/week)
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
21d ago

Psychotherapist or Clinical Psychologist - Segar House - Rauaroha Intensive Day Programme (24hrs / week) Segar House-Rauaroha is a unique specialist psychotherapy service providing individual and group therapy treatment to adult clients via an Outpatient and Intensive Day Program.

We are looking for a new team member for the Intensive Day Program (IDP) which provides treatment for clients with complex psychological problems accompanied by marked personality traits including BPD.

A large number will have experienced severe childhood adversity and struggled to fully recover in previous maybe less intense forms of treatment.

Our service users attend treatment up to 4 days a week for 6 months blocks up to 18 months. We require someone with strong assessment and communication skills who likes to work collaboratively with colleagues and clients.

A considerable part of this role is facilitating therapy groups and individual therapy using a variety of evidence based treatment models.

Experience in either or all of the following treatments modalities : DBT, MBT, Psychodynamic Group Psychotherapy or EMDR will be advantageous to the applicant.

The preferred candidate will have :

  • A current annual practicing certificate
  • Strong assessment skills & mental health experience
  • Training and experience in group and individual therapy
  • Experience of working with people with complex psychological problems & personality difficulties
  • This is a very psychologically-friendly environment to work in, with close team-work and very encouraging results for clients.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.

    Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB .

    This is a 0.6 FTE role. If you feel drawn to and enjoy working with this client group we would love to hear from you. You are most welcome to discuss this or any other aspects of the role with Stefan Nagler (Clinical Team Leader) on 3772602 .

    Click here for the Position Description. Segar House is conveniently located on Khyber Pass Road, Grafton with easy access to the motorway and public transport.

    For more information about Segar House-Rauaroha visit http : / / / . Please apply online at to job number CEN08183 For any query, please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) at jimmy.mathews adhb. or 09 638 0364. Applications close 22 August 2018 For the biggest health sector job board in New Zealand, visit www. This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

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