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Our Purpose: Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team: What we do
Working exclusively with adolescents who are under the Youth Justice system, the multidisciplinary Youth Forensic Team provides mental health interventions for vulnerable young people to break the cycle at a crucial time in their lives. The team has a range of skills and areas of clinical expertise and are supportive of staff new to the area. Opportunities for professional development are provided and encouraged as we are keen to build up the expertise and resourcefulness of this team!
We're currently looking for an NZ registered Clinical or Child and Family Psychologist to join our team full-time (1.0FTE) on a permanent basis! You will be passionate about wanting to help make meaningful improvements to the lives of disadvantaged and/or vulnerable adolescents. This position will see you working Monday - Friday, within service hours 0830 - 1700.
The Role: Where you fit in
In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
Your skills will include the following:
Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.
Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.