Applicants would need to be registered with the New Zealand Psychologist Board, or be eligible to apply. For further information please visit the New Zealand Psychologist Board
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
(Scope of Practice: Clinical Psychology)
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist to join the Mental Health and Addictions Service – Te Matapuna o te Ora at MidCentral Health. This is a full-time permanent position of 40 hours per week.
The Manawatu Community Mental Health Service provides assessment and treatment within a recovery framework to those experiencing moderate to serious mental health and or addiction difficulties. The role will sit in the Manawatu Locality (Palmerston North and Feilding catchment area). The service is delivered in line with national and international best practice principles.
Key tasks for this position will include undertaking psychological assessments and interventions with adults experiencing moderate to serious mental health and or addiction needs in the community, including supporting transition to community-based care.
The applicant must have a recognised qualification, registration, relevant experience in the mental health field, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm, willingness to run groups and co-work extensively in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
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. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here