The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) is seeking a Registered Clinical Psychologist to join their vibrant and dynamic service, Voyagers (Maternal Infant, Child Adolescent Mental Health Services) in Whakatāne. This is a permanent full-time position.
Voyagers Whakatāne is committed to implementing high standard models of treatment, as well as the necessary training and ongoing supervision that such pathways require.
Voyagers Whakatāne delivers an Incredible Years Specialist Service. We are also part of a robust eating disorders service that delivers best practice models of care including Family Based Treatment (FBT) and Adolescent Focussed Therapy (AFT). We have an ongoing professional development and supervisory relationship with the New Zealand Eating Disorders Clinic. Voyagers are also part of the process of implementing a Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) intensive programme for adolescents in the BOPDHB area. There are District Health Board wide forums for psychologists, as well as psychologists and psychiatrists to network and share professional development opportunities.
Living in the sunniest place in New Zealand isn’t the only reason people have to smile in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Our stunning region offers New Zealand’s recently voted favourite beach, endless other coastlines to ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Māori culture. We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits – you don’t have to forsake your career either, in fact why not enhance it with a better work-life balance.
If this sounds like your ideal job, please apply now!
Our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We are looking for someone who demonstrates, exudes and embeds behaviours consistent with our Manaakitanga values as well as the above skills and experience.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications are to be made online.