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Clinical Psychologist - Child and Adolescent - Thames/Coromandel

Where you’ll be working: Manaaki Centre, Thames – Rural North Sector

The details: Permanent – full or part time

‘Kia whakakotahi taatou – Working together’

About the service:

Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki and the Waikato DHB Mental Health and Addiction Services have launched a project to improve service delivery to Hauraki whaanau. The project will involve connecting services to enable whaanau to access a broad range of health and wellbeing services through a single point of entry or ‘waharoa’. If you are interested in working with us to transform mental health and addiction services in Hauraki and are committed to reducing health inequalities for Maaori – tukua mai tāu tātai pūmanawa

About the role:

We are seeking a psychologist with a strong theoretical orientation, who is focused on delivering effective and efficient therapy and has the ability to work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team of experienced clinicians.

This position is likely to involve some travel in work time to rural clinics.

Waikato DHB psychologists enjoy strong links with the Waikato University training programme, there is committed clinical leadership, and there are favourable provisions for continuing professional development.

Whakapā mai mehemea he kōrero, he pātai rānei tāu –

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The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. If you require assistance with your online application please contact

Application closing date: Open until filled


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