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Clinical Psychologists (or equivalent)

Do you have a high standard of clinical psychology practice and expertise? Do you want to contribute to the provision of efficient and effective service within a fast paced and frequently changing environment?

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make your mark and action real change, working for Northland’s largest employer is where you’ll find it. Here, you get to make a tangible impact on your community, your team and your personal development, with an employer who trusts you to innovate and try new ways to leave things better than you found them.

Achieving the best health outcomes for whaiora and whānau starts with expecting the best from ourselves. Right now our Community Māori Mental Health and Addiction Service based in Whangārei are looking for innovative, enthusiastic, positive and self-driven individuals with experience and understanding in mental health to join them in improving Māori Health within Te Tai Tokerau.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

There are two positions available – one full time working 40 hours per week, and another part time working 32 hours per week.

To be successful you will need to:

  • Be registered with the NZ Psychologists Board and hold a current Practicing Certificate
  • Hold a full drivers licence
  • Have an understanding and competency in Tikanga and Te Reo Māori
  • Be able to demonstrate a proactive attitude towards eliminating inequities and continual quality improvement
  • Have a proven logical and evidence-based approach to problem-solving that improves health outcomes for whaiora and whānau through their journey with Mental Health and Addictions services

These are fantastic positions awaiting passionate psychologists – if this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH21-140

Closes: 21 July 2021



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