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Position Title: Clinical Psychologist – Child, Adolescent and Family Service, Invercargill
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/per week)
Date Posted: 11/09/2019
Application Closing Date: 27/10/2019 11PM
Job #: 059218
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Clinical Psychologist – Child, Adolescent and Family Service

Invercargill, Southland

  • Permanent, full-time position with the Southland on your doorstep
  • No traffic jams, an easy commute to work & free parking!
  • Work as part of an integrated team to provide mental health support
  • Potential for innovation, involvement and networking

If you love to help people on their mental health journey, but wish your own lifestyle left you with more for yourself, today’s your lucky day.

About the Team

The team environment, with ready access to other mental health professionals, means that you truly can put the patient and their needs at the centre of everything you do. You'll work closely with patients, their families, and other members of the team to provide assessments and treatment plans that support their recovery. We offer you a warm, pleasant working environment in a modern low-rise building, very good resources and the opportunity to work and develop professionally within a progressive and friendly team that is well supported by management.  

About You

We’re looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team, working with children and young people (and their families and caregivers) to provide a wide range of psychological services.

Candidates should be knowledgeable and experienced in the child and adolescent mental health field and be able to demonstrate excellent assessment (including risk assessment), formulation, and treatment planning and therapy skills. You should be a confident and effective communicator, truly passionate about your work and hold an unwavering belief in people’s recovery.

To be considered you must be registered with the NZ Psychologists Board with a Clinical Psychologist scope and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate. A current NZ drivers licence will also be required.

The Location

Life is kind in Invercargill. If it's the city life you crave, you'll find it here with beautiful scenery and loads of attractions right on your doorstep.  Boasting a lively restaurant and café scene, not to mention world class local attractions like Bill Richardson Transport World and Motorcycle Mecca. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and affordable housing.  Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

It’s all here waiting - the opportunity to create a fantastic work/life balance is within your reach.

About the Southern DHB

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 responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.

 

Closing Date: Sunday 27 October, 2019

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID), Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

 
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