Psychologist – Central Auckland Psychology Team

  • Company:
    Department of Corrections
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
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About the Job Clinical Psychologist – Central Auckland‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa: ko te oranga o te iwi’ – There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of peopleAra Poutama Aotearoa staff focus on having relationships with these people, and their whānau, that are based on manaaki and contribute positively to their wellbeing. We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to join our vibrant team in the Central Auckland Psychologist’s Office. Our team is based in Penrose, Auckland, however spend most of our time between seven Community Corrections Offices within the central and west Auckland areas and the country’s largest and busiest remand prison, Mt Eden Corrections Facility. Our team provides a broad range of clinical experience through assessment, treatment and case consultation. Being based on site with our community corrections colleagues builds positive relationships and promotes clinical leadership for the psychologists in the team.In addition, the team supports clients with some of the highest risk and most complex needs who are supported within specialist accommodation.As a Psychologist in this office you will be involved in tasks such as clinical assessments and treatment of a broad range of needs, providing supervision and psychological advice to other professionals, delivering training, undertaking applied research and, at times, acting as expert witness to the courts.Some of the benefits of joining our Auckland Central team include: Working with and being supported by other psychologistsWorking in Prison and community based settingsA chance to work in a culturally diverse regionAn in-depth training programme to equip staff with knowledge in risk assessment and forensic treatmentOngoing professional development opportunitiesRegular clinical supervisionPsychological Services are committed to providing service in a culturally appropriate manner and the Department of Corrections provides regular cultural supervisionFlexible working conditions To find out more about working as a Psychologist at Corrections, click on the link below to hear from some of our people: We are open to receiving interest from any part of the world as long as your qualifications are registered with the New Zealand Psychologist Board. Relocation support is offered to successful overseas applicants, and may be available to the right NZ applicant.