Psychologists – Wellington/Upper Hutt

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 30-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/CORR-025
  • Job Title: Psychologists – Wellington/Upper Hutt
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  • Summary:

As an organisation we value our Psychologists. We employ approximately 180 Psychologists, in both National Office and across New Zealand. Our Psychologists have a strong professional identity and they have an opportunity to make a difference not only with offenders but help shape policy, design and development of practice, programmes and interventions.

In this role in our Wellington office, you will be exposed to a variety of work, both in a group and individual therapeutic environment, across Community Probation and Prison Services.

Our psychologists undertake clinical assessments and treatment in prison and in the community, provide supervision, advice and training within Corrections and allied agencies, monitor the integrity of rehabilitation programmes and participate in service and research initiatives. Treatment provision includes group programmes for both sexual and violent offences. Our more experienced psychologists completes assessments for the New Zealand Parole Board and the Court and could be asked to act as an Expert Witness.

This professional role calls for someone who:

• Is reliable with strong communication skills
• Has a minimum of a Masters degree in Psychology and registration with the NZ Psychologist Board in the clinical/counselling or general scope of practice
• Is an excellent problem solver who can work across cultures

In return we can offer you:

• A connection within a vibrant supportive culture
• A competitive salary and structured advancement opportunities
• A broad variety of offender focussed work across the assessment, treatment and supervision spectrum.
• Commitment to professional development and clinical supervision
• World class criminal justice psychology training and mentoring

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.

If this sounds like you, visit our website and apply now!!

See more about the role of Psychologist with the Department of Corrections on our career site.

Or to find out more about this exciting opportunity, you can contact Jimmie Fourie, Principal Psychologist via email; jimmie.fourie@corrections.govt.nz

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.