Psychologist - Auckland Sexual Health Service
- Are you a qualified Psychologist passionate about improving the quality of life of your patients?
- Excellent opportunity to grow and develop within the Auckland Sexual Health Service
- 0.6 FTE Permanent role – 24 hrs per week
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Auckland Sexual Health Service part of our Adult Community and Long Term Conditions Directorate, is a multidisciplinary regional service covering all aspects of sexual health care and support. It is one of the largest sexual health services in Australasia and is a leading sexual health medicine clinical training and research facility. The service is recognised by the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine as a training facility.
Our team at Te Toka Tumai are looking for an experienced Health or Clinical Psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team providing secondary care and treatment to outpatients that form the culturally diverse Auckland population. You will be based at the Greenlane Clinical Centre, working with patients with chronic genital pain conditions and a range of general sexual health concerns. In addition, the role includes working with trans and non-binary people who are accessing gender affirming healthcare at Auckland Sexual Health service. You will be responsible for:
- Providing comprehensive assessment and outcome focussed innovative care.
- Applying evidence-based practice, interventions and education within the area of specialty.
- Contributing to the quality and service improvements and development of team members and students as well as themselves.
The role is primarily clinical where the majority of time is client related but incorporates clinical education and clinical leadership components relevant to the area of specialty.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Our successful candidate should have:
- A Doctorate or Post Graduate degree in Clinical Psychology, Post Graduate Degree in Health Psychology or its recognized equivalent
- Have registration or be eligible to gain registration with NZ Psychologists Board with the appropriate scope of practice
- A current Annual Practicing Certificate
- Previous experience in physical health or medical settings is essential.
For more information about this role please contact Jeannie Oliphant, Clinical Director via JeannieO@adhb.govt.nz
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anesha Pillay, Recruitment Consultant via Aneshag@adhb.govt.nz or 021 390 875 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Click here to view details about our recruitment process
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations .
The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (Psychologist APEX MECA 2023)
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This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19
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