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Primary Mental Health Psychologist

 Meeting Primary Mental Health in our diverse community

Psychologist - Primary Mental Health - Improving outcomes through appropriate cultural services

  • Competitive salary
  • Supportive environment
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Ongoing training

Tu Ora Compass Health is committed to improving health outcomes for our communities through effective primary health care. We are the largest primary health organisation (PHO) in the Wellington region, incorporating Wellington City, Porirua/Kapiti and the Wairarapa.

Through innovation, quality services, strong inter-service working relationships and a person-centred approach we believe in providing care closest to a person's home. Our primary mental health services are focused on delivering culturally appropriate interventions across the Wellington region.

We understand that to address poor health outcomes for Maori and Pacific communities we need to employ culturally wise and sound staff. We are looking for Health Professionals with a strong cultural awareness/background to assist Maori and pacific communities with maintaining mental wellness.

You will be a registered/provisionally registered psychologist with experience in delivering talking therapies.

We offer a supportive environment where you will develop your skills in brief interventions, assessment and treatment planning and delivery of a range of health and social interventions. You will be a valuable member of our team whilst we support you to grow and develop your career pathway. You will receive supervision and training opportunities.

This role works across the life span, however, this role will offer an enhanced opportunity to work with the 18-25-year-old age group to enrich their lives, build resilience and develop new skills. There is an opportunity to engage and support family/whanau involvement.

You will:

  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Be registered or provisionally registered Psychologist
  • Training opportunities
  • Have a full and clean drivers' license

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply today!