Clinical/Health Psychologist (Part Time) Rheumatology, Middlemore Hospital

Clinical/Health Psychologist (Part Time) Rheumatology, Middlemore Hospital

Counties Manukau District Health Board (South Auckland)

Clinical/Health Psychologist (Part Time) Rheumatology, Middlemore Hospital

Details of the offer

Part time (32 hours per fortnight)
Permanent role with flexible working options
Remuneration will be according to MECA guidelines
The Rheumatology Service is seeking an experienced Health Psychologist to join their innovative team.
The Services are based at Middlemore Hospital with outpatient care delivered across satellite sites in the Counties Manukau area. This role involves providing psychological assessment and treatment services for patients attending these satellite sites and may involve inpatient work.
Assessments undertaken by health psychologists provide an understanding of the person and their difficulties from a broad bio-psycho-social and developmental perspective and include the use of detailed psychological, cognitive and behavioural assessment interviews, and the use of standardised assessments tools.
Interventions commonly used, include individual therapy (often with a strong CBT and/or ACT focus), therapeutic groups, family therapy, psychoeducational groups, behaviour management, and case consultation.
Previous clinical experience in a healthcare setting would be an advantage. As this role may potentially involve working with adolescents, experience in working with this population group would also be ideal.
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Eligible to register or registered with the NZ Psychologists Board
Current Annual Practising Certificate with the NZ Psychologists Board

Please apply online at
For more information please contact Andy de Matos in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 56837 or ********** .
Applications Close: 23 November 2019
Job Number: CMH05819
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. 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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