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Position Title: Clinical Psychologist - Persistent Pain Service
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE
Date Posted: 28/11/2018
Application Closing Date: 16/12/2018 11PM
Job #: 057407
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Clinical Psychologist  - Persistent Pain Service

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent opportunity to promote excellence in practice
  • 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week)
  • Use your experience and expertise to make a real difference to our patient’s health outcomes

Our Persistent Pain team at Dunedin Hospital is looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team to provide a wide range of psychological services on a permanent, part-time basis. 

The Clinical Psychologist will work closely with clients, their family and whanau providing advanced level assessment, intervention and evaluation of their health related difficulties; both individually and as part of pain education and management groups.  As part of the role you will also work closely with other pain team members, other health professionals, organisations and stakeholders, including primary care practitioners and non-government organisations who have a supportive care function locally and regionally.

Candidates should be knowledgeable and experienced in working with complex needs clients and able to demonstrate excellent assessment, formulation, treatment planning and therapy skills.  You will be a confident and effective communicator, bring a flexible approach with excellent organisational skills, and be passionate about your work. You will also be a strong supportive team player and be proactive in the multidisciplinary team.  

The ideal candidate for this position will hold a Master’s degree along with a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology. You will need to be a registered Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board, as well as hold a current APC.

Closing Date: Sunday 16 December 2018

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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