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psychology.jpgThis is an exciting and challenging time to be working as a psychologist in Auckland.  Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) has a commitment to improving the health of Auckland citizens and psychologists have an important role in achieving this goal. Here you will be recognised and encouraged for the contribution you make as a psychologist.
 
The majority of psychologists specialise in providing advanced levels of psychological assessment and therapy for a diverse clinical population presenting in mental and physical health settings.  ADHB is also committed to performance improvement which means that supervision, teaching, consultation, research, service development and evaluation, are further activities where psychologists are involved.  Collaborative research occurs with the University of Auckland, and conference and workshop attendance is encouraged.  Auckland psychologists enjoy a regular flow of international speakers presenting on varying psychology topics.
 
ADHB is consistently looking for psychologists, particularly clinical psychologists, who are interested in working in:

Mental Health Settings

  • Community Services with specific emphases on: Maori; Pacific Island; Child and Youth; Adults; Older People. §     Specialist Services including: Psychotherapy; Eating Disorders; Maternal Mental Health; and, Neurobehavioural Services.
  • Inpatient services for : Child and Youth; Adults; Older People; Adult rehabilitation
  • Physical Health Settings – in both hospital inpatient and community outpatientclinics. This is a developing area for psychologists. They currently work in:
  • Adult Services including Neurology, Pain Clinic, Transplant, Coronary, Respiratory and Oncology
  • Child Services - Starship Children’s Health Paediatric Liaison, Child Development
  • Women’s Health Services - Gynaecology Outpatients
  • Rehabilitation services

Psychologists working at ADHB must have New Zealand registration as a psychologist.  The minimum academic requirements we have are for you to have a Masters degree in Psychology and a post graduate diploma e.g. in Clinical Psychology (or overseas equivalent).  The skills and abilities of psychologists are well recognised and qualifications and experience are appropriately matched in negotiated terms and conditions.
 
For further information about registration, contact www.psychologistsboard.org.nz

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