|Company||District Health Boards (DHB)/Waitemata District...|
|Location||North Shore City, Auckland|
|Listed||Wed 9 Oct, 1:15 am|
|Type||Full time, Permanent|
- Part-time role
- Fixed Term Contract until May 2020
- Waitakere Hospital
Mental Health Services for Older Adults (MHSOA) provides a range of services to people over the age of 65 years who are experiencing mental health difficulties, and/ or cognitive change, and operates within an integrated model of care alongside gerontology services for this population group.
We currently have a vacancy for a Clinical Psychologist in our Sub-acute Treatment and Rehabilitation (STaR) team, a small multidisciplinary community team that provides intensive assessment and treatment to service users with complex mental health conditions across the WDHB region.
We are looking for a motivated Clinical Psychologist with:
- Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology or equivalent
- Proven psychological, psychometric and neuropsychological assessment skills
- Experience working within a DBT framework (preferable) and/or in other particular evidence based interventions and therapy modalities
- Sound skills in specialist mental health assessment, treatment and safety planning
- NZPB registration, clinical scope
- Current APC
Under the APEX collective contract psychologists receive up to $2500 each per year for Continuing Professional Development which can be accumulated over two years to $5000. This offers the chance to attend overseas conferences or multiple workshops, plus books, and subscriptions each year.
For information about the position, please contact Karyn Murphy Team Manager on (09) 837 9100, and for more information on our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton, Recruitment Consultant for Mental Health Services on 09 442 7251
Please apply for this position by visiting our website on http://www.wdhcareers.com/ quoting reference number WAI09947 or click on the "apply now" button on this page.
For a copy of the position description, please click here
Closing Date: 22 October 2019
Position number: WAI09947
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.