Clinical Psychologist for Community Adult Mental Health Team

Role: Clinical Psychologist in Community Adult Mental Health and Addiction Service Team

Contract: Permanent full time

Role Details:

A passionate psychologist is sought to join a supportive multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural Community Adult Mental Health and Addiction Service team with bases in Kerikeri and Kaikohe, with opportunities to travel within the region when required.

This will be a challenging role for someone who is enthusiastic about their work and is keen to make a difference. We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with experience in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

You will work with adults experiencing moderate to severe mental health and addiction difficulties and you will provide a range of psychological services including comprehensive assessments, intervention plans and therapy.

To be successful you will:

  • Be registered with the NZ Psychologists Board and have a current practicing certificate
  • Have experience in psychological assessment using a range of assessment tools with adults who have mental health and addiction difficulties
  • Have experience delivering a range of evidence-informed psychological interventions
  • Be committed to cultural and ethical competence
  • Work well within multidisciplinary teams

As a region Northland is known in Maori as the “Tail of the Fish” due to it long peninsular geography at the northwest tip of the North Island. It is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle, abundant rolling farmlands and stunning natural harbours blessed with a subtropical climate and long hours of sunshine. This creates the backdrop for a vast range of leisure pursuits; sailing, surfing, swimming, kayaking, hiking, farming, diving and fishing are all popular

There is delicious fresh produce from farm and sea and easy access to the world famous Poor Knights Marine reserve. There are also many beautiful forests and stunning hills to explore and climb.

As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools, affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. It is just two hours' drive or 25 minute flight from the international hub of Auckland and is well serviced with flights.


If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration.