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Position Title: Clinical Psychologist - Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.35 (14 hours)
Date Posted: 02/05/2019
Application Closing Date: 30/05/2019 11PM
Job #: 058522
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Clinical Psychologist – Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Specialist Medicine Services, Dunedin Hospital


  • Part Time Opportunity 0.35 FTE (14 hours per week)
  • Permanent Vacancy


The Consultation Liaison Psychiatry team are looking for an experienced Clinical Psychologist here at Dunedin Hospital to join our multi-disciplinary team to provide a wide range of psychological services.


The role of the Clinical Psychologist in the Liaison Psychiatry team is to provide psychological support services for adults experiencing psychological distress in the context of physical health difficulties.


The Clinical Psychologist will work closely with the Liaison Psychiatry team and will have key relationships with specialist medicine services. This includes, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, and Respiratory services. The Psychologist will work closely with both patients, their family/whanau and other health practitioners to provide advanced level assessment, intervention and treatment of their health-related difficulties. As part of the role you will work closely with various health professionals and organisations.


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, be passionate about your work and hold an unwavering belief in people’s resilience in face of often unfavourable life crisis. You will also be a strong supportive team player and be proactive in the multidisciplinary team.  


Candidates will have a Doctoral or Master’s degree plus a Post-Graduate Diploma of Clinical Psychology or equivalent and ideally will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience. You will need to be a registered Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board, as well as hold a current APC.


If this sounds like the unique and exciting part-time opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today!


The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Thursday, 30 May 2019


For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9605 or

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