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)
- Do you have a passion for working in the area of rehabilitation?
- Would you like to live in a centrally located city with a youthful population and affordable housing?
We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist with energy and vision for our Healthy Ageing & Rehabilitation Service at MidCentral Health. This is a full time, permanent position of 40 hours a week.
The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary therapy-based service providing inpatient and outpatient services to individuals with rehabilitation needs resulting from illness or injury. The position offers the opportunity to provide assessment and therapeutic interventions over a wide scope of clinical practice areas to further develop the psychology role within the service.
Key tasks for this position will include undertaking psychological and neuropsychological assessments and therapy to develop strategies to maximise rehabilitation, as well as supporting families/whanau.
An interest in working with individual with physical and /or cognitive disabilities is essential, and preference will be given to applicants with previous experience working in rehabilitation/physical health settings at middle to senior role level. Knowledge and experience undertaking ne neuropsychological assessments and working with people with significant long-term conditions is highly desirable.
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