Clinical Psychologist- Mana Awhi - Older People's Health
Te Toka Tumai’s, Mana Awhi- Older People’s Health service are looking for a passionate and experienced Clinical Psychologist to join our wonderful team
- Permanent 0.6-1.0 FTE,
- Opportunity for continuing professional development
- Work within a supportive multidisciplinary inpatient service
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity in our older adult inpatient physical health service. Mana Awhi aims to provide world class assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation to older people to optimise their health, function, and participation. With recent growth in our service and new innovative models of care, we now have 112 beds across four wards.
In this role you will be responsible for:
- Supporting the adjustment and rehabilitation of older people and their whānau following a variety of physical health conditions
- Working with a team that embraces innovation and evidence-based approaches to health care
- Managing the scope for individual, multidisciplinary, and potentially group interventions
- Delivering neuropsychological assessments with a high level of supervision
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful, you must have:
- New Zealand registration as a Clinical Psychologist and have a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC)
- A post graduate diploma or Doctoral degree in Clinical psychology (or equivalent)
- Experience in a physical health, medical or rehabilitation setting
- Have a current full driver’s license
For more information about this role please contact Anna McRae - Allied Health Director for Community and Long Term Conditions via firstname.lastname@example.org or Jane Walton – Service Clinical Director via JaneWa@adhb.govt.nz .
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai. Auckland offers it all – the great outdoors with beaches and mountains, shows and concerts, sports, shopping, wining and dining. It’s a great place to raise children and enjoy and relax when you’re an empty nester. It provides a perfect base for exploring New Zealand generally with excellent national and international flight networks. Here are a few websites to find out more about living in Auckland – schools, houses for sale or rent, and what you can do when you are not at work:
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anesha Pillay, Recruitment Consultant via Aneshag@adhb.govt.nz or 021 390 875 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Click here to view details about our recruitment process
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations .
The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (Psychologist APEX MECA 2023)
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