Our Purpose: Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team: What we do
The Canterbury Regional Forensic Psychiatric Service is dedicated to assessing and treating people that have offended in the context of a mental disorder or may be at risk of doing so. It also caters for prisoners that require mental health assessment and treatment. There are a number of units and teams which include two medium secure inpatient units, an open rehabilitation inpatient unit, and a community and prison team.
There is a large emphasis on supportive peer review of our practice, including court reports. The service is also committed to ensuring evidence-based approaches and providing clinicians fantastic opportunities for further professional development.
We are offering a fantastic opportunity for an NZ Registered Psychologist to become a key member of a collaborative service providing for the needs of individuals in our care and the wider community. This is a permanent, full-time (40hr per week) opportunity located at Hillmorton Hospital. The days and hours associated with this position are Monday – Friday, approximately 0800 – 1630 (there may be some flexibility around start and finish times).
The Role: Where you fit in
In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
Your skills will include the following:
Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.
Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.