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Job Number : 27503
Type and Location : Psychologist / International
Listed By : Auckland District Health Board on 10 May 2019
Clinical Psychologist – Mental Health and Addiction - Auckland DHB

·         Permanent full time or part time roles

·         Auckland DHB is one of the biggest DHBs in New Zealand

·         Come and work in Auckland – one of the most vibrant cities in NZ


At Auckland DHB, we provide health services to the nearly 515,000 people living in central Auckland, as well as regional services for Northland and Greater Auckland and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. We have more than 1 million patient contacts per year. Our primary role is to support our local population to achieve the outcomes they want for themselves, their whanau/family and their community, and to ensure access to high quality and safe services for them.


We current have 2 Clinical Psychologist roles available at two of our mental health services - Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre (BRC) and Assertive Community Outreach Service (ACOS) – and would love you to join us!

Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre is a specialist inpatient service for 40 people aged 18-65 years. The majority of our clients are aged less than 30 years and all experience serious mental illness with associated high and complex needs. We are committed to facilitating a therapeutic, recovery oriented environment utilising evidence based practice in response to clients clinical and rehabilitation needs.

Assertive Community Outreach Service is an intensive Community Mental Health Team in ADHB’s High & Complex Needs Services. The ACOS team works with people who have a history of poor engagement with mental health services and who present with high risk associated with their condition. We aim to provide responsive treatment to Service Users/Tangata whai i te ora who require more flexibility and intensity of support. ACOS covers all of the Auckland District Health Board area.

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As a Clinical Psychologist, you will be working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams. You will be able to provide psychological assessment, formulation and evidence-based therapy for clients with complex problems including hearing voices and symptoms of psychosis, mood disorders, complex PTSD, personality and dissociative disorders.

It is essential that you are a NZ Registered Clinical Psychologist, holding a current annual practising certificate (APC) with a Clinical Scope of Practice or eligible to apply for registration and APC with NZ Psychologists Board. You must have a full and clean NZ/international driver's licence.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Maori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

For help with your application and more information, please contact Teenie Nguyen - Recruitment Coordinator at

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is not a Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

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