As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date.
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.
(Scope of Practice – Clinical Psychologist)
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. This is a full-time permanent position of 40 hours per week.
The Horowhenua 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 Horowhenua Locality (Levin 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 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 Childrens 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. More information about the Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.