Clinical Psychologist - Wellington CAMHS

Job Number: 
Capital and Coast DHB
Capital & Coast
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 7 June 2020


Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Wellington Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) team - a dynamic and enthusiastic team with a passion for providing specialist assessment and treatment to infants, children, young people and their families, who experience moderate to severe mental illness. We are dedicated to improving access for children and young people and working together with families; to achieve this we operate within a Choice and Partnership Approach.

You will bring a variety of skills and expertise in working with children, young people and their families including bi-cultural and multi-cultural work practices, multi-disciplinary team working and community liaison & will fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines.

Duties include:

  • Mental health assessments and treatment
  • Acute assessments
  • Risk management
  • Case management.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology and Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent.
  • Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice
  • Current APC
  • Experience working with children, young people and their families

About our organisation

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

How to apply:

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Please note we have combined all PDs into one document for easier viewing.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email [email protected]

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed