CLINICAL TEAM LEADER
Senior Clinical Psychologist/Psychotherapist/Counsellor
REFUGEE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Your opportunity to be part of supporting refugees as they arrive and settle in New Zealand
Refugees as Survivors New Zealand is seeking a Clinical Team Leader who is passionate about working in this dynamic area and contributing to the successful resettlement of newly arrived refugees in New Zealand.
Refugees as Survivors New Zealand (RASNZ) provides specialist mental health, assessment, treatment and referral services for all incoming United Nations Quota Refugees. RASNZ functions as a national resource for those involved with refugees, asylum seekers and victims of torture and severe trauma.
We also provide specialist mental health and wellbeing services to all people from a refugee background who have settled in Auckland.
The Clinical Team Leader oversees and supports staff in the day-to-day clinical operations of the agency and manages liaison with partner agencies onsite at the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre. In addition to providing leadership and coordination, the Clinical Team Leader has a direct clinical role and works with clients in individual, family and group contexts. The work is challenging, varied and highly rewarding for those wishing to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment as part of a committed and passionate team.
Location Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, Auckland
Closing Date Friday August 2, 2019
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Post graduate clinical qualification in Clinical Psychology or Psychotherapy
Senior clinician with 5+years’ experience post qualification
A high level of competence in the assessment and treatment of clients who have experienced trauma
Experience managing clinical teams
A background in working with culturally and linguistically diverse clients
The ability to liaise and work with a range of organisations and agencies at the Resettlement Centre and in the community
The confidence to participate in research, capacity building and training for staff from other agencies who work with refugee clients
Capacity to form collaborative relationships with professional colleagues, carers, relatives, and clients
Evidence of ability to formulate and articulate sound judgements based on analysis and interpretation of a range of complex information in clinical work, drawing both on clinical observation and relevant theoretical models
Ability to obtain New Zealand professional body registration
Experience with children and young people an advantage
We offer a generous professional development and annual leave package alongside a competitive salary.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
Contact: Denise@rasnz.co.nz or Phone (09) 270 0870