Clinical Psychologist (Permanent) Mental Health Services for Older People – District Wide Team, CM Health


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Full time
Remuneration as per MECA guidelines

Are you a registered Clinical Psychologist who is looking for a rewarding career working with older people in a supportive environment? 


The Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) at Counties Manukau Health is a multi-disciplinary Mental Health service, consisting of an inpatient ward and community team, and is specifically tailored to those aged 65 years and over, although people under this age are sometimes seen as appropriate.


We are seeking a registered Clinical Psychologist who is dedicated to providing a comprehensive, integrated and progressive service to older people affected by mental illness. Skills we are looking for include psychological and neuropsychological assessment, evidence based therapies, safety planning, behavioural planning, trauma work, liaison with aged care provider as well as care coordination for service users receiving interventions.


You will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team to provide your clinical expertise and enhance service user’s outcome. Furthermore, there will be opportunity to expand your clinical skills and knowledge across the range of psychological assessments and therapies.


If this sounds like the perfect job for you, we would like to hear from you!

  • Registered Psychologist in New Zealand in a Clinical Scope of Practice, with current APC
  • Current NZ driver's licence
  • Previous experience within a relevant clinical setting, with 2 years postgraduate experience preferred
Please apply online by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button.

For more information please contact Andy de Matos in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 56837 or

Applications Close: 22 June 2020
Job Number: CMH20202578
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.









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

Phone: (09) 276 0000
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