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Psychologist - Child and Adolescent - Thames/Coromandel

Where you’ll be working: Manaaki Centre, Thames Hospital

The details: Permanent - Full or part time hours

Come and join our friendly and welcoming staff, living and working in the beautiful surrounds of the Coromandel.

You can enjoy a slower pace of life surrounded by the mountains, the bush and the sea - while still having three major cities within easy reach.

About the service:

The Rural North Sector provides a range of secondary care mental health services across the Coromandel Peninsula and Hauraki region. Our base is at the Manaaki Centre in Thames with outreach clinics located in several other towns.

We enjoy close relationships with our local NGO and PHO partners and are underway with a project to work in meaningful partnership with Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki, a kaupapa-based PHO mental health service provider.

We are a busy service looking to recruit more dedicated and skilled clinicians to meet the ever-growing demand for effective mental health care.

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Psychologist to join our ICAMHS MDT, providing skilled assessment and therapy to our young people and their family/whanau. You will be working alongside two clinical psychologist colleagues as well as enjoying support and connection with the wider ICAMHS psychology group across the DHB.

Ideally you will have:

• Registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board

• A current annual practising certificate that enables you to work in mental health

• A current full NZ driving licence.

To view the position description click here.


The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

We understand most applicants will appreciate help with their move so we can offer a relocation package and help with securing accommodation.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. If you’d like to know more about the position or the team before applying, we welcome all informal inquiries. Just give Amy, Latu or Lily a call on 0800 080 339 or send an email to: - Charge Nurse Manager, - Associate Charge Nurse Manager or - Clinical Lead - Psychology.

Application closing date: Open until filled

Values Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

• Give and earn respect - Whakamana

• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

• Fair play – Mauri Pai

• Growing the good – Whakapakari

• Stronger together – Kotahitanga