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Part-Time Clinical Psychologist - Early Intervention Service

Location: Wellington

Contract: Fixed term, 16 hours/week - June to 24 December 2021

Service: Early Intervention Service

The Early Intervention Service is an innovative and creative team which offers assessment and treatment to young people (13 to 25 years) presenting to mental health services with a first-time psychotic disorder, the aim being to minimise the impact of the disorder on young peoples’ lives through best practice. We provide a regional service across the Greater Wellington Region as well as delivering consultation-liaison and training to mental health services in the Central Region DHBs.

About the role

We are seeking a part-time locum registered clinical psychologist to provide a high quality clinical psychology service in the assessment and treatment of young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis, ensuring clients’ needs are met in a culturally, clinically and legally safe manner. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide psychological assessments and interventions for clients. You will also provide a range of other services to support the development and function of teams and the organisation as a whole. These activities may include, but are not limited to: case consultation, staff training and supervision, running groups, leadership and involvement in service development activities, and research and evaluation-related activities.

Skills & Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
  • Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice
  • Current annual practising certificate

About the organisation:

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

How to apply:

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email

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