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Clinical Psychologists (or equivalent) (1x 1.0FTE, 1x 0.8FTE)

Northland DHB is committed to a system that that actively and purposefully invests in equitable outcomes for our Māori population.

Start your journey with Northland DHB - right now we are looking for exceptional Clinical Psychology applicants who have experience or understanding in mental health and addiction, as well as experience or understanding of our Te Tai Tokerau population.

Are you an innovative, skilled, enthusiastic, positive and self-driven individual that can join our Whangarei based Service? We are looking for Clinical Psychology candidates who understand our population and are passionate about improving Māori Health within Te Tai Tokerau.

Do you have the standard of clinical practice and expertise necessary to effectively provide for whaiora and whānau needs within the Community Māori Mental Health and Addiction Service here in Te Tai Tokerau?

We are looking for culturally competent and culturally safe practitioners that have the ability to work with psychosis and trauma-related/grief presentations in a Whānau context, as well as the ability to conduct neuropsychological assessments.

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 is committed to supporting Māori health aspirations.

To be successful you need to have the understanding and competency in Tikanga and Te Reo Māori necessary to engage well and improve health outcomes for whaiora and whānau through their journey with Mental Health and Addictions services. Continual quality improvement, evidence based approach and flexibility in problem solving are also necessary.

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: 5 October 2021