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Clinical or Counselling Psychologist (0.6 FTE) - CADS Altered High Youth Service, Kingsland ( WDHB12955)


CADS Altered High Youth Service is a multi-disciplinary community alcohol and other drug (AOD) service providing information, support and counselling for young people aged 13 to 20 years and their family/whanau.

We are a flexible, youth-friendly and mobile team that sees young people where it suits them; at school, work, home or within the community. We are CEP-capable, providing integrated treatment for young people with co-existing mental health concerns and other difficulties.

To be successful in this role a Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or Counselling Psychology (or equivalent) and NZ Registration is required. Experience in working with youth is preferred. The role will encompass some individual clinical work, however assessment and consultation for other team members particularly around co-existing mental health disorder in young people will be more important. Skills in training and supervision of psychological therapy and evaluation of existing and new programmes will also be integral to the position.

Under the APEX collective contract psychologists receive up to $2500 each per year for Continuing Professional Development which can be accumulated over two years to $5000. This offers the chance to attend overseas conferences or multiple workshops, plus books, and subscriptions each year.

If you're an experienced, self-motivated, Clinical Psychologist or Counselling Psychologist that loves making a difference in the lives of young people, we'd like to hear from you.

To be considered for these positions please apply online at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number WDHB12955.

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For more information about the position, please contact Toni Bowley, Manager, CADS Altered High Youth Services on 09 8155854. For more information on our recruitment process, please contact Bairavi from Recruitment on 09 442 7241

Position No: WDHB12955