Clinical Psychologist or Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Job Number: 
Vacancy ID: 4982
Company: 
MidCentral District Health Board
Location: 
Palmerston North
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 20 October 2019

Clinical Psychologist or Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention in Psychosis Service

Available from:                                   Monday, 23 September to Thursday, 3 October 2019

Job Number:                                      Vacancy ID: 4982

Company:                                           MidCentral District Health Board

Location                                              Palmerston North

Work Type:                                          Fulltime

Closing date:                                      Sunday 20 October 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and agile Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist to join the Early Intervention in Psychosis Service at MidCentral Health.  This is a full-time permanent position of 40 hours per week.

The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service provides assessment and treatment within a recovery framework to those experiencing first-episode-psychosis aged 14-25 years, across the wider MidCentral region. The service is delivered in line with national and international best practice principles.

The applicant must have a recognised qualification, registration, relevant experience in the health field, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm, willingness to run groups and co-work extensively in a multi-disciplinary team setting.  A driver’s licence is essential.

 

About Our Region

Palmerston North is a family friendly city where you can enjoy the New Zealand countryside lifestyle without missing out on the advantages of a big city. Housing is more affordable in comparison to the larger metropolitan cities. With a diverse artistic community, Palmerston North is home to a multitude of cultural events, cafes, restaurants and sports activities. Its central place in the lower half of the North Island makes it easy to access the beautiful ski fields 2 hour’s drive north, Wellington 2 hours south, vineyards 2 hours east, wonderful hiking and biking areas 10 min east and the west coast beaches only a 30 minutes’ drive west.

To apply: we only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.midcentraldhb.govt.nz

Profession:

Clinical Psychologists or Registered Occupational Therapist.