Clinical Psychologist / Kaimātai Hinengaro (Regional Adult Forensic Service)
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Location: Porirua, Wellington
Contract: Full time, but this is negotiable for the right person
Service: Regional Adult Forensic Service
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist with a sound knowledge of best-practice psychological theories and treatment approaches to work with adults experiencing mental health difficulties within a forensic context. While not essential, previous experience with forensic, correctional, or other high risk-high needs clients would be an advantage. Professional Development is also supported through contract provisions. This role is full time, but this is negotiable for the right person.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
You will be part of a supportive and experienced multidisciplinary team that provides specialist care to forensic clients in hospital, prison and in the community. As part of a regional service (covering Wellington, Manawatu, Whanganui, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Tairawhiti), you will also have the opportunity to be involved in wider service and local team development activities suitable to your skill-set and level of experience.
Moū - About you
You will undertake psychological assessments and interventions with clients in a forensic setting, liaising and working within a multi-disciplinary team to provide consult-liaison to other services including writing psychological reports to the court.
Skills & Experience
- Minimum of a Master - s Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent.
- Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice
- Experience working in the Forensic and/or Mental Health pathways
- Current annual practising certificate
- Full Drivers Licence
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Mark.Snelson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH265-21) in the subject line.
Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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