Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Consult Liaison, Starship Child Health

Job Number: 
Starship Child Health
Work Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 20 September 2020

Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Consult Liaison, Starship Child Health

Allied Health

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy role with Starship Consult Liaison (0.3 FTE) & Paediatric Palliative Care (0.3 FTE)

  • Permanent part time (0.6 FTE, 24 hours per week)
  • Join our dedicated multidisciplinary teams across Starship Child Health.

We have a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist role (0.6 FTE) working with the Starship multidisciplinary Paediatric Consult Liaison and Palliative Care teams. The successful applicant will join our dedicated services in providing high quality child and adolescent mental health care to infants, children, adolescents and their families/ whānau who are inpatients and tertiary outpatients of Starship Hospital.

Starship Child Health is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in the country serving a population of approximately 1 million children. As a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist you will participate in all aspects of our clinical service, teaching, and quality improvement and assurance activities. There are opportunities for clinical research and collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

You will be a registered Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, hold the equivalent of a Diploma Clinical Child Psychotherapy or Masters in Health Science (Clinical Child Psychotherapy), and have experience in working with children and adolescents with mental health conditions. You will have an interest in working collaboratively with paediatric medical and surgical services to improve the well-being of young people with a wide range of health conditions including life limiting conditions. To view a full position description, please click here.

For more information on the positions available, please contact Dr. Louise Webster, Service Clinical Director, Consult Liaison Team by email [email protected] , or Janet Brady, Child Psychotherapy Practice Supervisor, Consult Liaison Team  [email protected] , or phone the Team Support +64 9 3074949 ext. 23303 to speak to a member of the Consult Liaison team.

In return we can offer a comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme alongside a fun and supportive team environment. As an employee of the Auckland DHB, there are a variety of work perk discounts and benefits to look forward to. We offer a range of training and development opportunities to support career growth and ensure you are constantly learning. Visit Our Benefits to learn more.

If you need any assistance with the online application or the recruitment process in general please feel free to contact our recruitment consultant Kimiora Nathan on [email protected] to learn more. Job reference: ADHB7210