Clinical Psychologist (Fixed Term) - Paediatric Consult Liaison Team, Starship Child Health

Job Number: 
Auckland DHB
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 29 September 2019

Clinical Psychologist (Fixed Term) - Paediatric Consult Liaison Team, Starship Child Health

Here is the opportunity for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join the Paediatric Consult Liaison team at Starship Child Health.

  • Fixed-term role for one year commencing end of October 2019
  • Part-time position (32 hours per week)
  • Come and join New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital

Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first, and values whānau (family) as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post-graduate nursing education, and through the building of our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.

As a Clinical Psychologist you will be based in the Consult Liaison Department of Starship but work across the hospital to provide a high quality and evidence based clinical psychological service for children with medical and surgical conditions. You will participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to contribute to specialist’s information and knowledge to the planning of care. You will treat patients from across the central Auckland region; those referred to us from around New Zealand and also the Pacific region.

This is a Monday – Friday fixed-term position for 1 year to cover a team members parental leave. Ideally the successful candidate will work 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week) however we are keen to hear from those interested and available to work 24+ hours per week (0.6 FTE or more).

We welcome applications from those who:

  • Are a Registered Psychologist in the Clinical Psychologist scope of practice
  • Are well-versed working within the paediatric field
  • Bring experience in child and adolescent mental health service settings

To view a position description, please click here.

If you would like to speak with someone from the team before officially applying, feel free to contact Dr. Heather McDowell - Practice Supervisor Clinical Psychology via [email protected]

If you are ready to apply today, follow the link below to submit your current CV & cover letter:

Job Reference: AUC06956

For assistance with your application or if you have any further queries, please contact recruitment consultant Kimiora Nathan via [email protected]

Applications Close: 29 September 2019.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.