Clinical Psychologist, (Full-time), Infant Mental Health and Maternal Mental Health CM Health


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We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join our Infant and Maternal Mental Health Teams in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of South Auckland


Whakatupu Ora Infant Mental Health team is a multi-disciplinary specialist service team providing assessment and therapy for children (0 to 4 years) and their caregivers to improve mental health outcomes for children.


Maternal Mental Health is a multi-disciplinary specialist team providing assessment and treatment to pregnant women and those with an infant up to 12months old. In addition pre conception consultations are provided to women who have a Serious Mental Illness and are planning on becoming pregnant.


Both teams are aligned and have a shared Multidisciplinary team meeting, allowing for consultation and joint work from both an Adult and Infant Mental Health perspective. We are based at Springs Rd site in East Tamaki. The teams provide clinic and community based services for families in the CMH area.


As a Clinical Psychologist, you will be engaged in core clinical activities such as psychological assessment, mental health assessment, assessment of caregiver-child relationships and provide evidence–based interventions. You will have a focus on early intervention, experience in working with family/whanau and excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with a wide range of services and professionals on intervention plans.


  • Relevant registration and current Practicing Certificate with the New Zealand Psychologist Board, in the Clinical Scope of Practice
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a registered Clinical Psychologist in a mental health setting
  • Full, clean driver’s licence
  • Experience in and ability to develop therapeutic relationships with caregivers and infants or children
  • Ability to work in a diverse community

Please apply online by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button.


For more information on this role, please contact Andy de Matos in the Recruitment Centre at or 092760083 ext 56837.


Applications close: 18th November 2019

Job Number: CMH20191900


This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
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Counties Manukau District Health Board Private Bag 93311, Otahuhu, Auckland 1640
New Zealand

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