Clinical Psychologist, Wairau Valley

Published 2023-05-24
Expires 2023-06-24
ID #1585258639
Clinical Psychologist, Wairau Valley
New Zealand, Marlborough, Marlborough,
Published May 24, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Clinical psychologist

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Acute Mental Health Team Witherlea and Wairau AOD – WairauHospitalPermanent 0.6FTE (64 hours/fortnight) Are you passionate about mental health and the recovery process?Join our experienced multidisciplinary teamsEnjoy the sought after Blenheim lifestyle Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About thisposition)Our Community Adult Mental Health and Addictions teamsprovide comprehensive assessment and treatment of people identified as havingmoderate to severe mental illness and associated psychosocial issues.For the adult mental health portion of this role (0.4 FTE),you will be joining our multidisciplinary Acute Team working in partnershipwith colleagues to provide session limited, focused interventions that are specificallydirected to assist clients in acute distress. You will also provide initial psychologicalassessment and formulation services to the general intake team. For the AOD portion of the role (0.2 FTE), you will beworking within our multidisciplinary addictions team. The successful applicantwill have the opportunity to gain valuable skills directly providing specialisttreatment to clients confronting substance addiction and mental illness as wellas supporting and enhancing the work of clinical colleagues through supervisionand teaching. Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriateapplicant?)We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist withpost-registration experience in a mental health setting and up-to-dateknowledge of psychological interventions relating to mental health issues.You will have excellent interpersonal andorganisations skills and will be an active participant in our multidisciplinaryteams. You will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture ofcollaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. Youwill engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their supportnetworks.Te Whatu Orastaff must have completed their primary course of two NZ approved COVID-19vaccinations as they have direct contact with patients and members of thepublic.Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main healthprovider for the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelsonand Marlborough’s largest employer. Our main locations are Nelson and WairauHospitals, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community.Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and wework hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect andteamwork. Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of thisposition) Our adult community mental health teams maintainsconnections with fellow Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) psychologists withinthe wider team, including joint annual development days and professionaldevelopment activities. Both the NZ Psychological Society and the NZ Collegeof Clinical Psychologist have active branches in the Nelson area and provideopportunities for members to attend training and maintain connections withpsychologists in private practice. Situated at thetop of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate,award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all availablewithin minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlboroughregion visit

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