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Clinical Psychologist - Mental Health

Nelson, Nelson
Job Type
Salary: $65,000.00 to $115,000.00 /year

The Company:

Our client is an Adult Mental Health organisation which provides quality outpatient assessment and treatment for adults with moderate-severe mental health difficulties. Their multidisciplinary team comprises of Doctors/Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nursing, Social Worker and administrative staff.

An opportunity currently exists for an NZ registered Clinical Psychologist to work within their team on a Part Time (0.8) basis in the Nelson & Tasman area.

The Role:

  • To function as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide quality psychological assessment and treatment using a range of psychological therapeutic interventions, including individual and group work
  • To provide psychological assessment and treatment (including psychometrics where necessary) of clients referred to the services
  • To utilise consultation skills within multidisciplinary team
  • To participate in quality improvement initiatives within the team and within the discipline
  • To participate in educational programmes, professional supervision and in-service education
  • To be an active integral member of the multi- disciplinary teams

The Candidate:

  • Will be an NZ Registered Clinical Psychologist with previous experience in the Adult Mental Health field an advantage
  • Hold postgraduate qualifications in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent)
  • Registration in the Clinical Scope of Practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and organisational skills are vital.
  • You will draw on your Clinical Psychology training and skills to deliver comprehensive assessment, formulation and treatment to clients and their families/whanau, and will be an active participant in their multidisciplinary team, working closely with referrers and colleagues from other agencies.
  • Some experience using psychometric and neuropsychological assessment tools is preferred.

The Rewards:

This role will be on a Permanent Part Time basis of 4 days per week (0.8) FTE.

Renumeration will be paid based on your level of experience according to the APEX Psychologists MECA scale and conditions.

This position is also suitable for a newly qualified graduate.

This role is for an immediate start, so don't delay in sending through your Cover letter and CV.

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