Psychologist - Child and Adolescent - Thames/Coromandel
Where you’ll be working: Manaaki Centre, Thames Hospital
The details: Permanent - Full or part-time hours
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Come and join our friendly and welcoming staff, living and working in the beautiful surrounds of the Coromandel.
Enjoy a slower pace of life surrounded by the mountains, the bush and the sea - while still having three major cities within easy reach.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Psychologist to join our North MDT, providing keyworking and skilled care. We are a busy service looking to recruit more dedicated and skilled clinicians to meet the ever-growing demand for effective mental health care.
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Rural North Sector provides a range of secondary care mental health services across the Coromandel Peninsula and Hauraki region. Our base is at the Manaaki Centre in Thames with outreach clinics located in several other towns. We enjoy close relationships with our local NGO and PHO partners and are underway with a project to work in meaningful partnership with Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki, a kaupapa-based PHO mental health service provider.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board
A current annual practising certificate that enables you to work in mental health
A current full NZ driving licence
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
If you’d like to know more about the position or the team before applying, we welcome all informal inquiries. Just give Amy, Latu or Lily a call on 0800 080 339 or send an email to: Charge Nurse Manager - Amy.Martin@waikatodhb.health.nz or Associate Charge Nurse Manager - Latutama.Tupou@waikatodhb.health.nz or Clinical Lead - Psychology Lily.deBruin@Waikatodhb.health.nz.
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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