Clinician

Applications close 30 June 2019

About the role

As a result of an internal promotion, Te Poutama Ārahi Rangatahi at Barnardos NZ is now seeking a Clinician to join the Clinical team providing quality assessment and therapeutic support to young people.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assessment and therapeutic support with the aim of reducing frequency and/or severity of their behaviour
  • Delivery of individual, group and family therapy
  • Provide quality clinical supervision to residential staff as required
  • Deliver training to residential staff relevant to expertise

Skills and experience required:

  • Qualifications in either Psychology (e.g. Registered Psychologist, Child and Family Psychologist ) or other allied health roles
  • Eligibility for membership with the appropriate professional body
  • Ethical and effective clinical and therapeutic planning, assessment and treatment experience of youth (ideally those who have engaged in harmful sexual and/or violent offences)
  • Strong organisational, professional and time management skills
  • Ability to build enduring professional relationships with young people, whanau/ families, staff and community
  • Have a sound understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Great communication skills, able to relate well to a wide range of people in both oral and written format

The work can be rewarding and offers an opportunity to stretch and extend your skills/ experience. You will need to be resilient and flexible with a positive attitude and be capable of working in an emotionally demanding environment.

Benefits and perks:

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare/buying privileges and other benefits
  • Professional development and generous training opportunities
  • Attractive salary and flexible working conditions
  • Proactive staff wellbeing and support

About Barnardos

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles it represents - it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

For more information please contact lincoln.ellery@barnardos.org.nz

Applications must be accompanied by a Candidate Declaration Form.

Applications close Sunday, 30 June 2019.

Please apply only if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.