Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington, Porirua
Service: MHAIDS, Regional Forensic Service
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Salary: To be negotiated
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are looking for clinical psychologists to work with youth aged between 13 to 17, to provide psychological assessments to the youth Court, and make recommendations for intervention for young people in CYFS's care and in the community. The successful candidate will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team to assess and diagnose people experiencing a range of issues including coexisting mental health and addiction issues. You will be required to develop sound psychological formulations based on thorough assessments.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Te Korowai Whariki (TKW) is an operational group of regional and national services that has staff based in various locations in the Central Region, from Gisborne to Wanganui through to Wellington. Te Korowai Whariki services are both inpatient and community based. Te Korowai Whariki consists primarily of two arms - Central Regional Services and the Intellectual Disability (ID) Services
The regional arm of Te Korowai-Whāriki includes the Central Regional Forensic Mental Health Service which operates at the interface between Mental Health Services and the Justice System and works within the following settings - prisons, courts, community, and inpatient. The Service offers assessment and rehabilitation services to defendants charges with criminal offences and offenders who have psychiatric illness.
Moū - About you
The ideal candidate(s) will have a sound understanding of mental health and addiction in youth and the impact of these issues on clients, their whanau and the community. The work also includes some consultancy to other services and support for functioning and development of their teams and the organisation as a whole. This is an important and rewarding role and a sound knowledge of psychopathology and treatment intervention with young people is required. Good supervision will be provided both on an individual basis and as part of the multidisciplinary team review meetings. You must have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent. You must be registered with the NZ Psychologist Board and have a current annual practising certificate.
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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