Clinical Psychologists, Mental Health and Addictions - Palmerston North

Job ID:20982
Title:Clinical Psychologists, Mental Health and Addictions - Palmerston North
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description

Do you dream of living and working in New Zealand and enjoying a great work-life balance?


One of New Zealand’s leading regional District Health Boards is seeking motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologists to join their Mental Health and Addictions Service.


The Manawatu Community Mental Health Service provides assessment and treatment within a recovery framework to those experiencing moderate to serious mental health and or addiction difficulties.


Key tasks for this position will include:

  • Undertaking psychological assessments and interventions with adults experiencing moderate to serious mental health and or addiction needs in the community
  • Supporting transition to community-based care.

To apply, you will need:

  • A recognised qualification
  • To be registered, or eligible for registration, with the New Zealand Psychologist Board (Clinical Psychology Scope of Practice)
  • Relevant experience in the mental health field
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to run groups and co-work extensively in a multi-disciplinary team setting.

A competitive remuneration package is being offered to successful applicants as well as a generous relocation package.


If you are looking for a diverse and exciting challenge in beautiful New Zealand, we are welcoming applications now.


How to apply:   

Simply click on the apply button and complete the short application form and upload a copy of your CV. We’ll be in touch with the next steps!  We look forward to hearing from you.


Please note that your application will not be submitted to the employer without your prior permission.    


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