If you answered yes, then working with the Department of Corrections could be for you.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a supportive, experienced and dynamic team, engaged in demanding and rewarding work. You will develop and use your clinical expertise to motivate and empower people make positive changes in their lives, address a range of needs and make your community safer.
Our psychologists work across prisons and Community Corrections undertaking a wide range of tasks including:
There are five Psychologist teams in the Northern Region, each offering unique opportunities.
We have positions available at:
Whichever office is the best fit for you, we will provide you with;
If you would like to discuss which positions are currently available, please contact Kalpana Govind - Kalapana.Govind@corrections.govt.nz.
Applications are invited from Registered Psychologists with a minimum of a Master’s degree in Forensic or Clinical Psychology.
The Department of Corrections has Accredited Employer status with NZ immigration.
** Notice about COVID-19 **
We are part of the group of essential organisations that provide the necessities of life for everyone in New Zealand. During times of increased COVID-19 alert, our recruitment and onboarding processes will continue however will be changed to include increased health measures. We will work with candidates throughout the process to ensure safety and help stop the spread.