About the Job

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We are currently seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist (Adolescent Mental Health Services) to work as part of the Maternal Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. This is a dynamic role and experience within a community mental health setting is essential.  You will join a multidisciplinary team who are solutions focused and work in collaboration with the community.

  • Strong focus on training and innovative working
  • Collaborative and supportive working environment
  • Beautiful natural surroundings – white sandy beaches, native forest & birds, dolphins & whales

For this role, you will provide appropriate, effective and clear psychological formulations based on thorough assessment and use a wide range of assessment tools including psychometric tests. The Service has a clear pathway for therapeutic psychology, intervention, assessment and diagnosis of ASD and ADHD as well as other mental health presentations.  Therapeutic interventions to be formulated in consultation with the client and when appropriate, with the family.  There are District Health Board Wide forums for Psychologists and Psychiatrists to network and share professional development opportunities. 

The Location

Tauranga is now the 5th largest city in New Zealand with an urban population of 151,300 (regionally 255,102) and is only a 2.5 hour drive south of Auckland. It has always been a premier destination, but with the strong NZ economy and a buoyant housing market, Tauranga is now the fastest growing city in New Zealand.

Tauranga, and in particular the suburb of Mount Maunganui, is well known for many things - the mountain (Mauao), the sunshine, the café and restaurant scene, the surfing, the white sandy beaches and natural salt water hotpools, the local markets with fresh produce, the safe and family-friendly lifestyle with excellent schools, and high-end real estate.

There is a domestic airport with regular daily flights to Auckland's International airport (35 minutes), making connections to/from Tauranga very easy.

Don’t just take our word for it, visit these links for more lifestyle information: Tauranga & the Bay of Plenty 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Sharon today.

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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