Health or Clinical Psychologist (Part/Full time) ARHOP, Middlemore Hospital

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Allied Health
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Counties Manukau DHB
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CMH20203110 Requisition #
Permanent
Part time/full time

Remuneration will be in line with MECA guidelines 

 
 

We are seeking either a either Clinical or Health Psychologist to join the Adult Rehabilitation and Health of Older People (ARHOP) services. This role is mainly based at Middlemore Hospital and provides psychological support services for adult and older adult in-patient rehabilitation. This includes support to the Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit at Papatoetoe (ASRU), one of only two specialist spinal rehab units in NZ. It is an exciting time for ARHOP, as we are developing new models of care in close collaboration with our community rehabilitation teams.

 

This role requires a Psychologist who is energetic and innovative, keen to work as part of the team providing services for the treatment and rehabilitation of people following life changing health events such as stroke, amputation, head injury, complex orthopaedic, neurological and spinal cord impairment as well as a range of other physical health conditions.

 

Treatment will include providing psychological assessment and intervention to enhance coping and adjustment to impairment, assisting with behavioural management difficulties as well as consultation to the interdisciplinary team. In addition to direct clinical roles, the role includes provision of direct clinical services to patients and their significant others.  There will be extensive opportunities to contribute to service development, staff consultation, consultation services with other staff and staff training, and psychological assessment and rehabilitation.

 

You will work within a small, supportive team of ARHOP psychologists, and have wider collegial and professional support from the Psychological Medicine service. You can expect great support and professional development in this role.

 
Essential:

• NZ Registered Psychologist with a Clinical or Vocational Scope of Practice or a post graduate diploma in health psychology and a current Annual Practicing Certificate

 
Desired:

• Neuropsychological assessment skills and experience in working clinically with people that have both physical and mental health difficulties would be an advantage 

 
Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com.
 

For more information please contact Andy de Matos in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 56837 or andy.dematos@middlemore.co.nz

 
Applications Close: 25 August 2020
Job Number: CMH20203110

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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