Clinical Psychologist - Child Health Services

  • Location

    Whangarei

  • Sector:

    Nurse & Allied Health , Clinical Psychologist

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact email:

    info@odysseyrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0044 203 409 5597

  • Job ref:

    244004

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This role is with The Child Health Psychology Team in a regional general hospital. The team provides assessment and therapy to children and their families with chronic health conditions and disabilities, psychological, emotional and/or behavioural problems with the aim of assisting them to achieve optimum functioning and wellbeing.

You will work as an autonomous practitioner and are expected to be keen to innovate and participate in service development.


Duties
  • To work with children, their Whanau/families and the Child Health Centre Team to provide psychological assessment and therapy that is culturally safe and appropriate.
  • Contributes to service planning, development and management
  • Contribute to the assessment process, as a key member of the multidisciplinary team, leading to sound psychological formulations and treatment recommendations.
  • Provide psychological treatment (whether group, family, couple or individual in focus) in consultation with other staff.
  • Liaise with hospital services, community agencies and other organisations.
  • Participate in the development and functioning of the service with a commitment to bicultural health delivery, education, and innovative practice.


Requirements 
  • Registered with the NZ Psychologists Board and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Have clinical experience working with children
  • Be a team player with a passion for working with children and their whānau
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary health team.
  • Comprehensive psychological assessment and treatment skills
  • Experience using standardised assessment tools and outcome measures
  • Proficient in evidence-supported practice
  • Drivers licence

Benefits
  • Salary NZ$ 70,000 - 109,000 DOE
  • Pension contributions
  • Staff gym and swimming pool
  • Professional support and continued learning opportunities

Apply with cv for immediate consideration for this role.