This position will service Oranga Tamariki Sites throughout the BOP Region in Tauranga, Whakatane, Rotorua, Tokoroa and Taupo.
Do you want to make a difference for tamariki, rangatahi and whānau?
We have an exciting Psychologist role where you will work with social workers, tamariki and whanau as part of our outreach service in collaboration with other agency partners, to assure positive outcomes for children and young people who have experienced abuse and neglect.
This position is offered as a one year contract based with the BOP Clinical Services team.
What you will do?
What you will bring?
What’s on offer?
Who are we?
Our tamariki and rangatahi deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau. At Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Children, we’re on a journey to ensure that it happens. We are a leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for all cultures.
What team you will work with? The Clinical Services team are a small team of Psychologists, Specialist Child Witness Interviewers and Administration who work closely together to deliver a responsive service to Tamarik, whanau and social workers throughout the Bay.
We endeavour to minimise the impacts of professional separation that is inevitable due to the need for travel by regular hui, planning and team activity.
You will be supervised by a Psychologist Team Leader in the first instance and responsible to the Manager of Clinical Services.
As a member of the team you will also work alongside other agency partners ias Oranga Tamariki further develops it’s commitments to Maori.
The diversity in this role provides the flexibility in the use of evidence-based therapy models and intervention tools to achieve positive outcomes for children and their whānau. We are committed to services that are culturally appropriate. We recognise and have a commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
How to apply?
Apply online with your CV and cover letter. If you are an Oranga Tamariki employee already, please apply through your myHR portal. If you have any queries, please contact Sravani Peddibhotla at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hurry as applications close Thursday, 29 October 2020.
To see more about this exciting role, check out the position description: https://www.msd.govt.nz/hr/documents/position-descriptions/mvcot/psychologist-ot.pdf