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Clinical Psychologist - Maternal Mental Health

Part Time 0.7FTE, Permanent

Remuneration as per APEX MECA guidelines

• Flexible working

• Commitment to your professional development (generous continuing professional development funding)

• Highly supportive and learning team environment

We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to work up to 0.7FTE to join our Perinatal Mental Health Services, working in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of South Auckland. We are based at 7 Springs Road site in East Tamaki. The teams provide clinic and community-based services for families in the Counties Manukau district area.

Our perinatal services include Maternal Mental Health, and Whakatupu Ora (Infant Mental Health) services. These teams are aligned, allowing for consultation and joint work from both an Adult and Infant Mental Health perspective.

Maternal Mental Health is a multi-disciplinary specialist team providing assessment and treatment to women and their whanau in pregnancy and up to 12-months post-partum. 

You will be engaged in core clinical activities such as treatment planning and the development of recovery-oriented interventions that are culturally relevant to our service users and their families/whaanau. You will have a focus on early intervention, experience in working with family/whanau and excellent communication skills to work collaboratively with a wide range of services and professionals on intervention plans.


·         Eligible to register or registered in a Clinical scope with the NZ Psychology Board

·         Current Annual Practising Certificate with the NZPB

·         Full, clean driver’s licence


·         Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in Mental Health  

What's in it for you?

·         Free parking onsite

·         Annual practicing certificate is refunded for every additional year of service

·         Discounted services as part of our work perks

Please apply online by clicking on “Apply Now”.

To review the position description, please click here. If you have questions about this role, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 2760044 ext 58680 or via email 

Job Number: CMH202413289

Applications Close: 09 July 2024

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.