• Permanent, full-time roles available, based in Greymouth
  • Roles available in adult mental health service and child and adolescent mental health service
  • Varied positions working across both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • NZ registered clinician (or eligible for NZ registration) is essential

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini
My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Specialist clinical assessment, diagnostics and treatment of clients
  • Utilising specialist psychological interviewing, diagnostic, behavioural and psychometric assessment where appropriate
  • The design and implementation of interventions and risk analysis for individuals, groups or systems
  • Contributing to the continued education of the MH&A team as well as the training of Clinical Psychology students where required

We are looking for skilled clinical psychologists to join our mental health service based in Greymouth. We have role’s available in both our Adult Mental Health team and Child and Adolescent Mental health team. You will be provided with clinical supervision as well as a dedicated yearly CPD allowance

These are diverse roles where you will be completing a variety of work including the contributing to the continued education of the MH&A team as well as the training of Clinical Psychology students where required as well as liaising and consulting with external agencies such as NGOs and other medical professionals within the wider specialist mental health and addiction team.

We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Registration with the NZ Psychologist’s Board with current Annual Practicing Certificate (or eligibility to obtain/register) is essential
  • The ability to conduct formal clinical Risk Assessments
  • Previous experience within a mental health service along with the completion of a recognised supervision training programme is advantageous
  • As some travel may be required, a valid driver’s license is essential

What we are about

We are unique and like no other area in New Zealand, with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development.

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What's next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

Apply online, or contact us on careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!