Psychologist - Primary Mental Health Permanent Full time (negotiable) position

Psychologist - Primary Mental Health


About the role:

The PHO’s mental health team works collaboratively with general practices, schools, West Coast District Health Board and other community groups, to provide assessment and brief evidence-based intervention for people from 12 years of age who are experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues.  

The West Coast PHO is looking for a registered/provisionally registered psychologist to join our mental health team, full or part- time (negotiable), based in Greymouth.

The successful applicant will provide assessment and individual or group brief intervention counselling.   

About you:

To secure this position you will:

  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Be registered or provisionally registered Psychologist
  • As this role works across the lifespan, experience working clinically with youth (from 12 years), and adults using evidence-based brief intervention strategies e.g. CBT, ACT and talking therapies.
  • Be prepared to undergo further training in CBT, brief interventions and uptake other training opportunities
  • Have a current full NZ driver’s license.

If you share our passion for delivering an excellent service and you are a team player who is seeking  a new opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application.

About us:

The West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO) is a not-for-profit community trust that plans, coordinates, funds and provides primary health care for West Coasters. 

The West Coast PHO’s focus is to promote and enable better health outcomes for the population on the West Coast - with this in mind, staff working at the PHO are expected to lead by example and therefore only non-smokers should apply for this position.

What we offer:

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities and the opportunity to have a great lifestyle living on the West Coast. The Coast offers a diverse landscape from rainforests to rocky coastlines and for those who enjoy the outdoors, there is something for everyone.

How to apply:

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

For a position description and application form, please email Roz Stuart: 

Applications close on 25 November 2019 at 5 pm.