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Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists

Mental Health, Addictions, and Intellectual Disabilities, Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand, Southern

Salary Band – $75,078 - $106,858 p.a pro rata + Kiwisaver + discounted health insurance


  • Various roles available across the district!
  • Competitive salary + discounted health insurance + refreshing lifestyle!
  • Join our organisation as we go through an exciting time of change!


Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are looking for Clinical Psychologists across various services in the district including:

  • Youth Forensic
  • Intellectual Disabilities and Community
  • Child, Adolescent and Family Service
  • Child and Family Mental Health Service
  • Community Mental Health Teams
  • Specialist Addiction Services


We have positions available in Dunedin, Southland, Queenstown Lakes, Gore and Balclutha – there’s something to suit everyone and every lifestyle!


Assistance with relocation may be available for successful candidates on a case-by-case basis.


Please specify your area of interest and preferred location in your covering letter. If you would like information regarding a specific service, please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor,


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Mōu ake | About you

  • Proven competence, knowledge, and skills in clinical and neuro psychology with a strong knowledge of relevant and appropriate psychological assessments and evidenced based interventions
  • Current registration with the NZ Psychologists Board and a current Annual Practicing Certificate with a Clinical Scope of Practice.
  • Demonstrated commitment to clinical and professional development, including continuous learning and updating of skills and knowledge.
  • Motivated team player with exceptional communication and time management skills.
  • Thrive in a busy and diverse working environment, with the ability to work well in stressful situations.


Previous experience in a mental health setting, and/or a strong desire to work in the mental health space is essential.


Painga | Benefits

  • Beautiful mountains, coastlines, and family-friendly communities.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • Subsidised gym membership, discounted health insurance and free onsite parking (Southland only)
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers.
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. Whether it is surfing, kayaking, or sailing; skiing, hunting, or fishing; theatre, live-music, or art – there’s literally something for everyone.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the DHBs/APEX Psychologists Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (1 June 2021 – 31 May 2023) and falls between Step 1 ($75,078 p.a) and Step 10 ($106,858 p.a pro rata).


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: Open

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact our team at

All conversations will be confidential in nature.


We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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