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Clinical Psychologist

Combined Mental Health Service, Invercargill

  • Salary band - $83,708 - $120,691 p.a pro rata plus Kiwisaver and free on-site parking
  • Permanent, part-time (0.8 FTE), 32 hours per week
  • Competitive salary and discounted health insurance
  • Join a supportive and high performing multi-disciplinary team

Mō te tūranga - About the role

  • Provide outpatient clinics and outreach services to people living in Invercargill and the wider Southland area
  • Work within an innovative service, with an integrated model of care across community and inpatient settings
  • Apply your experience to provide optimal assessment, treatment, and psychotherapy for those experiencing moderate to severe psychological distress
  • Apply diagnostics, formulation, treatment planning and cognitive therapy skills alongside our multi-disciplinary team
  • Provide follow-up to clients through a key worker/case manager system

It is expected that you will also assist in the support and mentoring of intern psychologists.

Mōu ake - About you

  • Motivated team player with exceptional communication and time management skills
  • Previous demonstrated experience of working with adult patients with mental illness in a community setting
  • Current registration with the NZ Psychologists Board and a current Annual Practicing Certificate with a Clinical Scope of Practice
  • Thrive in a busy and diverse working environment, with the ability to work well in stressful situations
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical and professional development, including continuous learning and updating of skills and knowledge

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Painga - Benefits

  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts

Mō mātou - About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting, or fishing; theatre, live-music, or art - there's literally something for everyone.

Utu whānui - Salary range

This role belongs to the DHBs/APEX Psychologists Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($83,708 p.a) and Step 10 ($120,691 p.a pro rata).

Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Friday, 26 July 2024.

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei - Apply now

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor, james.boyd@southerndhb.govt.nz

All conversations will be confidential in nature.

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz