Clinical Psychologist /Kaimātai Hinengaro
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Level 1, 113 Adelaide Road, Mt cook, Wellington
Service: Community Alcohol and Drugs (CADS)
Contract: Permanent - full time
Salary: Determined by Union membership and experience. Salary range $77,478 to $108,058.
This role falls under the Allied, Scientific, and Technical workforce pay equity settlement and an increase in designated scales and banding will follow shortly
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist for CADS who can provide a high quality Clinical Psychology service in the assessment and treatment of clients, ensuring clients - needs are met in a culturally, clinically and legally safe manner. As a team, we also benefit from the expertise that a Clinical Psychologist provides in understanding the complexities that our clients bring, assisting in developing a targeted behavioral change approach and ensuring that we strive to achieve the best outcomes we can for our clients.
Clinical Psychologists also provide a range of other services to support the development and function of the team and the organisation as a whole. These activities include, but are not limited to: case consultation, staff training and supervision, leadership and involvement in service development activities, and research and evaluation-related activities.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
CCDHB Tūhonohono Addiction Services is a multidisciplinary team comprising of nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, medical, and administration staff. We are a collective of skilled professionals that value working in a client and whānau centred manner, including cultural and community connections, to deliver high quality services. The team offers specialist services for adults experiencing addiction and mental health issues with a focus on providing evidenced-based interventions. We strive to create a climate of safety for ourselves and colleagues, and have been found to be one of the most safe and supportive workplaces in CCDHB.
We are dedicated to staff development and run specialist in-service training, cultural supervision, and comprehensive orientation packages. Our staff are encouraged and supported to complete further education and have completed Post-Grad. Certificates in areas such as Nursing, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
Moū - About you
a)Knowledge and Experience:
- A sound knowledge of ICD10 diagnoses and at least one therapy model is essential.
- Ability to assess, diagnose and treat people experiencing coexisting mental health and addiction.
- Ability to conduct neuropsychological assessments and treatment planning.
- Ability to advise, consult and educate clients and their whanau about treatment options.
- Ability to work alongside other mental health staff to provide psychological expertise within Te Whatu Ora integrated care approach.
- Ability to attend and actively participate in regular meetings for the purposes of assessment, planning and implementing treatment. Experience in facilitating groups would be advantageous, as would experience of working with families.
- Skills to develop and facilitate training for psychologists and other disciplines.
- Ability to practice in a manner consistent with established ethical and clinical practices standards as provided by the HPCAA, the Psychologists Board, and other professional bodies.
b) Essential Professional Qualifications / Accreditations / Registrations:
- Minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent.
- Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice
- Current annual practising certificate
c)Someone well-suited to the role will place a high value on the following:
- Understanding of mental health and addiction in adults and the impact of these issues on clients, whanau and community.
- A non-judgemental approach to addiction and the lifestyle choices of our client group.
- Effective oral and written communication.
- Recognising and managing risk in a clinical environment.
- Working in an emotionally challenging and changing environment.
- Responding to changing demands / priorities / workloads at short notice.
- Working in a multi-disciplinary environment.
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.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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