Clinical Psychologist - Community Mental Health

  • Location

    Palmerston North

  • Sector:

    Nurse & Allied Health , Clinical Psychologist

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  • Salary:

    NZ$ 70,000 - 109,000

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0044 203 409 5597

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:


In this role you will join a community based mental health team and will provide high quality psychology services to adults with moderate to serious
mental health and or addiction needs in the community, including support with transition to community-based care.

The team is an integral part of the regional district health board Mental Health and Addictions Service which provides a full range of service to patients of all ages and is moving towards a wellness and recovery-focused approach that encourages interconnectedness socially, spiritually, physically and environmentally and encompasses the aspirations to achieve ‘WAIORA’ flourishing individuals, whānau, and communities.

This role will be pivotal in ensuring in the delivery of safe, efficient, and comprehensive contemporary high quality, person and whānau centred clinical services. 

Key Duties
  • To provide a high standard of clinical psychology practice and clinical expertise, contributing to the provision of an efficient and effective service for adults with mental health and or addiction needs 
  • To contribute in an effective and cooperative manner within the multi-disciplinary treatment teams ensuring that a psychology perspective is present in team discussion and service user management
  • Provide consultation and complex care planning support to other clinicians as capacity allows
  • To be able to work autonomously, and to be able to access advice and support from the team when needed
  • To take a full part in the overall service delivery, planning, education, and training objectives which are established by the team and service.
  • To provide clinical supervision and instruction for psychology students/ interns working in the service and other psychologists.
  • Travel between clinic locations will be required

  • A registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Current New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Have excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Drivers licence

Employee Benefits

  • salary NZ$ 70,000 -109,000 pa
  • pension contributions
  • paid vacation 


Please forward your CV for immediate consideration