Clinical Psychologist, Regional Dual Disability Service - Mental Health and Addictions Services - Whangarei (1.0 FTE, permanent)

At Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

Start your journey with Te Whatu Ora - This position involves provision of clinical and team input as part of a multidisciplinary team that serves the mental health needs of consumers with an intellectual disability and co-existing mental illness. Provision of clinical services is a core activity of this role, and there is also opportunity for innovative involvement and leadership in activities to support the development of improved services both within the team and the Mental Health service.

Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau Mental Health Services are committed to enhancing the cultural capability of our service delivery to ensure that we meet the holistic health needs of our diverse population and thereby minimise the health disparities and advance health gain for Maori, Pacific, Asian and the other minority service users and their families.

Join our team to be supported to provide clinical leadership and develop your career. Bring your high standard of clinical practice and expertise and understanding of psychosocial and cultural issues to support the wellbeing of our people within the context of their families/whānau through the provision of psychological assessment, intervention and consultation/supervision. 

If you are an experienced, pro-active, motivated and self-directed psychologist with the ability to educate as you go, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for!

A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tāngata i te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti Kōrero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Te Hiranga Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH22-344

Closing date: 19th December 2023