Mental Health Clinician, Palmerston North

V042 MH Clinician – Palmerston North Jul 2019


Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, OT, Psychiatric Nurse

  • Role based at Community Corrections Site, Palmerston North
  • Competitive, market-based remuneration package
  • Challenging and rewarding role, with a service development component

Pact is a major provider of community-based mental health services across Southland, Otago, West Coast and the Lower North Island. We are seeking an experienced health professional with a solid track record to deliver the Improving Mental Health Service within prison sites.

As a champion of the service, you will provide clinical mental health assessments, planning and treatment to offenders who experience a mental illness. In this role you will deliver mental health training workshops for the corrections health teams and wider workforce.

This full-time position is for a fixed term period expiring on 29 February 2020. However, prior to this date our service contract will be reviewed for consideration of a further extension or to be made permanent.

In order to apply you must be a registered health professional with a current practicing certificate and competent experience in mental health assessment, treatment and therapy.

The position offers the opportunity to develop the role within the prison health team as well as developing the service region-wide, with strong organisational and clinical support from your employer.

For more role specific information, contact David Bradley, General Manager, on (04) 560 5423

Please complete an application form from our website‘s employment section quoting reference V042 before 5.00pm, Friday 9 August 2019

We greatly appreciate the time and effort taken to submit your individual application. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.