Senior Clinical Psychologist (Maori-focused)

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Mon Jan 13 22:30:04 2020
  • 1000359

  • Do you want to invest in the future of our profession?
  • Are you knowledgeable about Te Ao Maori and feel passionate about supporting tauira Maori and developing bicultural competencies?
  • Do you enjoy supervising, teaching, and working in an intellectually stimulating environment?

If you answered YES to these questions we’d love you to come and join our team in the Clinical Psychology Training Programme at Victoria University of Wellington as a Senior Clinical Psychologist (Maori-focus).

This is a diverse role which includes supervision, teaching, advice and clinical practice: We need someone to join our team to:

  • Provide supervision and instruction to students in all levels of the training programme
  • Support tauira Māori, enhance student knowledge of Matauranga Māori, and assist the programme to continue to develop bicultural practice.
  • Maintain a small case-load
  • You may also have the opportunity to be involved in research work within the school

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A New Zealand registered Psychologist in the Clinical Psychology Scope of Practice
  • Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology Vocational Scope of Practice
  • Proven experience as a Clinical supervisor
  • Competency and knowledge of evidence-based clinical psychology practice
  • Competency and knowledge of Te Ao Māori, Mātauranga Māori in the context of psychology, and Māori models of care.

We offer a competitive salary, commitment to professional development, and a flexible working schedule in an intellectually stimulating environment.

We can be flexible for the right applicant and we would consider part-time and/or fixed term as well as a full time permanent appointment.

Role Description

Applications close: 30th June 2020

About Us

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.


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