Clinical Psychologist Adult Community Mental Health and Addictions Whakatane New Zealand AR-156

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Clinical Psychologist Adult Community Mental Health and Addictions Whakatane New Zealand AR-156

:  Bay of Plenty
:  New Zealand
:  Clinical Psychology
Job Type
:  Permanent Full-Time
:  Yes
Start Date
:  Negotiable

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

The Whakatāne community is vibrant and engaged while being close to Tauranga, New Zealand’s fastest growing city. There is a wide-range of schooling options throughout the area and the stunning region offers New Zealand’s recently voted favourite beach, 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.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role

The roles available are for Clinical Psychologists, you will be working with a dynamic MDT consisting of Te Pou Korkiri workers, Psychiatrists, Nurses, social workers, Occupational therapists, NASC, AOD clinicians, peer support and advocacy workers, and a wonderful administration team.

You will have:

Neuropsychological knowledge
Thorough knowledge of assessment processes including behavioural analysis
Current psychological theory, ideologies and conceptual frameworks relating to assessment practices in general and especially those relating to clients
Interviewing techniques and styles and their relevance to information collection
Risk assessment
Develop psychological formulations and develop provisional hypotheses
Knowledge of the role of psychometric tools in psychological assessment
Knowledge of psychometric tools relevant to workplace in secondary services
Impact of the wider context on assessment processes
Impact of culture on assessment processes
Understanding of assessment practices used by other disciplines
Knowledge and ability to conduct mental status examinations

Mōu – About You

To be successful in this role you will:

Be a New Zealand Registered Clinical Psychologist
Have postgraduate training in clinical psychology and other relevant postgraduate training
Be able to demonstrate core facilitative skills in interpersonal interaction

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits

In-House career development
Competitive remuneration
Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
SWEAT, our onsite gym
Free onsite parking
Discounts (with local businesses)

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