•  Full-Time and Part-Time position 

Do you want to be part of a team that makes a real difference in your community?

Are you a registered psychologist with post graduate qualifications in clinical or forensic psychology?

Would you like to work for an innovative organisation committed to the provision of psychological approaches to the management of offending behaviour?

Yes? This could be the opportunity you are looking for.

As a psychologist with the Department of Corrections, you will be providing clinical and risk assessments and treatment for prisoners and offenders in the community. You will also monitor the integrity of rehabilitation programmes, provide advice, supervision and training to other Corrections staff and may be involved in research work in the context of the scientist/practitioner model.

To be considered for this role you will:

  • hold a minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology (Clinical or Forensic) and be registered in New Zealand as a Psychologist
  • have excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • demonstrate the ability to work across cultures
  • be reliable
  • hold a full NZ driver licence.

In return we will give you a highly competitive salary, world class training, a vibrant supportive team culture, and opportunities for career advancement.

Our staff come from different backgrounds, cultures, education and experience – and together their purpose is to motivate offenders to make positive changes in their lives, and so make our communities safer.

Overseas applications are welcomed, the Department of Corrections has Accredited Employer status with NZ Immigration.

Please note that applicants must hold registration with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and will be required to complete a full disclosure criminal history check and pre-employment drug tests.  See more about the role of Psychologist with the Department of Corrections - follow the link below:

All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system. Applications that are emailed directly will NOT be considered.  

Vacancy Number: CSLNR8034 (Part-Time) or CSLNR8089 (Full-Time)
Applications close Tuesday 4 July 2017 

At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. With Corrections you'll be part of a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community.