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Clinical Psychologist - Inpatient Mental Health

Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

80 hours per fortnight

Full-time, permanent

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychologist with appropriate competence and experience to join our multidisciplinary team in Ngā Rau Rākau, Intensive Mental Health Service based at the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

The focus of the role is to provide; assessment, care and therapeutic interventions to people experiencing acute mental illness. We are looking for someone who is passionate, and committed as the scope of the role will allow service development opportunities around increased integration with community.

Our ideal candidate will be able to work flexibly and collaboratively with a range of professionals. You will need to have strong communication skills and an ability to work autonomously and within the multidisciplinary team. A mature, confident and empathetic outlook is essential for the role.

Our service is committed to providing timely, locally delivered, high quality and effective interventions that maximise mental health of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

Hawke's Bay is on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand and is famous for a warm and sunny climate, fine wine and art deco architecture. There are excellent schools and a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities. Overall the Hawke's Bay offers an enviable lifestyle to you and your family.

For more information please contact Jason Exton, Clinical Nurse Manager, Intensive Mental Health Service Ph. 06 878 8109 ext. 5950 or email: jason.exton@hbdhb.govt.nz

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