Practice Manager Psychology & Programmes – Southern Region

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Canterbury
  • Date Advertised: 04-NOV-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/CORR-024
  • Job Title: Practice Manager Psychology & Programmes – Southern Region
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Job reference: CORR-024
Applications close: 11 November 2019
Salary range: $110,000 – $155,000 depending on experience


The focus of practice delivery is how Corrections professionals engage effectively with the people in our care and how we work collaboratively across services to achieve the best outcomes for all.

The Practice Manager Psychologists and Programmes (PMPP) plays an integral role in psychological and rehabilitative service design and development at a regional and national level and will contribute to the thinking and implementation of long range strategies and business initiatives. It requires developing and maintaining strong working relationships across the business.

The successful candidate will contribute to the ongoing support of delivery models for therapeutic programmes and treatment interventions, leading and strengthening practice delivery of treatment, promoting the use of core disciplines, and fostering a philosophy of continuous improvement and a culture of learning. This role will be a key link between National Office Psychological Services and the region.

To be successful in this role you will be a qualified Psychologist who has:

  • Strong assessment and analytical skills along with an ability to provide assistance in problem solving.
  • Keen identification and prioritisation of risks and issues for resolution, and a desire to support the frontline to deliver excellence.
  • Proven experience in the implementation of psychological services and programmes.
  • Knowledge of and experience in rehabilitation and reintegration disciplines, practice and risk management.
  • Experience at management level in a service delivery role including planning, consultation, communication and relationship management skills.

The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of Hōkai Rangi, the Department’s organisational strategy for the next 5 years. It seeks to underpin transformative and intergenerational change for those in our care and in so doing, address the disproportionately high numbers of Māori in our care.

Our Values

Rangatira – Leadership, Manaaki – Respect, Wairua- Spirituality,

Kaitiaki – Guardianship, Whanau – Relationships

Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.