Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

  • Permanent, part-time
  • 80 hours per fortnight (1FTE)

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to join our recovery-focused multidisciplinary team in Ngā Rau Rākau, Intensive Mental Health Service based at the Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

The focus of this autonomous role is to provide assessment, care, and therapeutic interventions to people experiencing acute mental illness, as well as essential psychology consultation to the team and professional supervision. We are looking for someone who is passionate and committed to improvement as the scope of the role will allow service development opportunities.

Our ideal candidate will be able to work flexibly and collaboratively with a range of professionals. You will need to have strong communication skills and proven psychological and psychometric assessment skills, and enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team. A mature, confident, and empathetic outlook is essential for the role. This role is supported by a professional lead for Psychology and professional development is encouraged.

Our service is committed to providing timely, locally delivered, high quality and effective interventions that maximise the mental health of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

Hawke's Bay is on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand and is famous for its warm and sunny climate, fine wine, and Art Deco architecture. There are excellent schools and a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities.

Overall, Hawke's Bay offers an enviable lifestyle to you and your family.

For more information, please contact Allison Kandimba, Clinical Nurse Manager, Intensive Mental Health Service

If this sounds like you, review the position profile HERE, then apply now!

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui, Hawke's Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.

We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of Kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira - Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.

We are proud of our team's diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Check out our Nursing Recruitment video to get a better feel for working at Te Whatu Ora, Te Matau a Maui, Hawkes Bay.


Closing date: Sunday, 3 December 2023.