• Be a valued member of our Integrated Adult Community Mental Health team
  • Suitable for experienced/senior, or recently qualified clinical psychologist
  • Permanent, full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight
  • Opportunity to engage in service development initiatives
  • Rewarding role within a supportive, well established team

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

In Marlborough, Adult Mental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary team based at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. This team delivers a comprehensive clinical resource to those affected by acute or enduring severe mental illness and is made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities.

You will be working with adult clients providing assessment and diagnosis formulation and best practice psychological treatment. You will assist clients to develop and maintain skills to strengthen their process of recovery in both 1:1 and group work settings. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team and will liaise with referrers and colleagues across agencies. Normal hours of work will be between 0800hrs - 1630hrs, Monday to Friday.

We welcome applications from both experienced clinicians and recently qualified graduates for this role. Some experience using psychometric and neuropsychological assessment tools is preferred.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a NZ registered clinical psychologist, who holds postgraduate qualifications in clinical psychology (or overseas equivalent) and registration in the Clinical Scope of Practice, with current knowledge of best practice evidence relating to major mental health issues and trends.

You will be an active participant in our multidisciplinary team and will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. You will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients, their support networks, other agencies, and service providers.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Find out more about us - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

The Marlborough region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry, sunny days. It is renowned for being a large wine growing area adjacent to the Marlborough Sounds. Visit - http://marlboroughnz.com/ to find out more.

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact David Greer - Manager Integrated Community Mental Health, Marlborough via David.Greer@nmhs.govt.nz

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz  or 03 546 1274.

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.



Applications close Saturday, 14 March 2020 (unless filled prior).

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