Clinical Psychologist for Old Age Mental Health Team Wellington

  • Location

    Lower Hutt

  • Sector:

    Nurse & Allied Health , Clinical Psychologist

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  • Salary:

    $75,000 - 109,000

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Role: Clinical Psychologist for Old Age Psychiatry Service

Contract: Permanent full time

Role Details:

A passionate psychologist is sought to join a supportive multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural mental health team for older adults.

You will work with senior 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.

Key duties:

  • To provide a high standard of clinical psychology practice and expertise, contributing to the provision of efficient and effective service within the Old Age Mental Health and Addiction Service.
  • To provide psychology input into the multi-disciplinary team in an effective and cooperative manner.
  • To work as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team providing assessment, treatment and consultation.

To be successful you will

  • Be registered with the NZ Psychologists Board and have a current practicing certificate
  • Have experience working within elderly patients
  • 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

A busy 260-bed facility providing secondary services for Lower and Upper Hutt cities and the tertiary centre for regional plastics, oral maxillofacial, burns and rheumatology services. 

Hutt Valley is part of Wellington, Capital of New Zealand. The region offers great restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and coffee culture as well as ample opportunity for outdoor pursuits. Sailing, water sports, cycle trails and walking trails among wooded hillsides with fantastic views abound in the “Coolest Little in Capital the World (Lonely Planet)”.

  • A supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development.
  • Comprehensive orientation programme
  • Training and study opportunities
  • Outstanding peer support. 


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