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Position Title: Clinical Psychologist / Neuropsychologist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 24/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 04/08/2019 11PM
Job #: 058931
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Clinical Psychologist / Neuropsychologist
Rehabilitation Services, Dunedin, New Zealand

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Neuropsychologist / Clinical Psychologist to work within the Physical / Neuro-Rehabilitation Team for the Community and Rehabilitation Service at Wakari Hospital, Dunedin.

Your clients, who have neurological and / or physical disorders, will benefit from your experience and ability to work in a wider interdisciplinary team, where you will be responsible for assessing the clients’ needs, and assisting them to meet their rehabilitation goals.

You will be carrying out neuropsychological assessments and capacity assessments. You will be working with the rehabilitation team to design and deliver cognitive rehabilitation interventions. You will also be assessing patients / clients emotional state, and working therapeutically with them as appropriate to the setting.

The post encompasses both inpatient and outpatient / community work, and is one of three psychologists’ posts within the service. The post has an attractive allocated budget and study leave allocation for continuing professional development.

The position is situated in Dunedin, New Zealand’s fifth largest city (population of approximately 125,000), an emerging tourist destination on the Pacific Coast, with a thriving University (home of the world-renowned “Dunedin Study”). Queenstown and the Lakes District are within three hours’ drive.

Applicants must have a New Zealand Diploma in Clinical Psychology or overseas equivalent qualification, and hold a current practising certificate. The ideal candidate will have significant experience with neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.

Closing Date: Sunday, 4 August 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: jan.strachan@southerndhb.govt.nz

 
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