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Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 5897762

Applications are invited from Registered Clinical Psychologists interested in working in a community based child and adolescent mental health team. We are looking for a self-motivated clinician to join our multi-disciplinary team to work across both child and adolescent age groups.

This is a community based position, and includes care management, provision of therapeutic interventions. You will work in innovative ways to support the recovery of tamariki and rangatahi and provide whanau interventions when indicated.

You will be able to provide comprehensive mental health assessments, work collaboratively with young people and their Whanau to develop meaningful and effective treatment plans and deliver effective evidence based treatment for young people.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides a positive learning environment with clinical supervision and opportunities for professional development. We have strong links to CAMHS across the region and access to regional specialty services to support our local service provision.

Supervision and support will be available and positive learning opportunities given. Mental Health Services in Wairarapa have developed a Community based model of service delivery underpinned by a philosophy of recovery and a client centered-approach.

This is a permanent, part time position working 48 hours per fortnight, Monday to Friday. Hours and days of work are negotiable.

For further information please contact Margeurite McDonald Interim - Manager, Te RAMA Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (Wairarapa) on (021) 505-570.

Vacancy Ref # 5897762

Closing Date: Open (Until successful applicant is appointed)

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The DHB requires all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

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