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Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychologist - iCAMHS

iCAMHS - Marlborough

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

  • Experience / interest in working with infants, their parents and younger age children
  • Permanent 0.7 (56 hrs/fortnight) position based at Wairau Hospital
  • Be a valued member of our multidisciplinary team

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

CAMHS is a regional service for children and youth with serious mental health disorders up to aged 18 years. Our multi-disciplinary teams are made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities.

We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychologist with at least two years post-registration experience within a CAMHS, or acute mental health setting. You will bring experience, or an interest in further developing the CAMHS service to focus on the mental health needs of infants and their parents, and younger age children. Some liaison / consultation with other areas and agencies will be required including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Maori networks.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

Suitable applicants will be passionate about providing psychological interventions for infants / young children and their families to ensure they get the best start in life. This will include knowledge of attachment and bonding, and the impact of adverse childhood events on healthy development, including emotional wellbeing and relationships.

You will have current registration with the NZ Psychologists Board under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act (2003), hold a current Annual Practising Certificate and have appropriate experience and competency.

You will have up-to-date knowledge of current research findings relating to major mental health issues and trends. You will be an active participant in our multidisciplinary team and will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. You will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients, their support networks and other agencies and service providers.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

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Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a role that will have a significant impact on the future health and wellbeing of our most vulnerable community members and their whanau.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

For role specific enquiries please contact Deb Moore, Senior Psychologist on deb.moore@nmdhb.govt.nz

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Applications close on Saturday, 20 November 2021 (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.


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