Psychology/Psychotherapy Advisor with ACC

Psychology/Psychotherapy Advisor

  • Work in a supportive, dynamic, and high-stakes environment
  • Improve rehabilitation outcomes for clients
  • Part-time permanent role
  • Role can be based in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch or Dunedin

Use your advanced psychology or psychotherapy skills to provide expert analysis and advise and facilitate client recovery from injury.

With ACC, you’ll be supporting people in Aotearoa to stay safe by minimising the incidence and impact of injury, as well as helping them recover from injury if an accident does happen. Join us – an organisation that grew out of bold thinking and has an enduring commitment to care for others at work, home and play.

As a proven healthcare professional, you will be experienced at providing people with care, respect, evidence-based support and will have a positive outlook. You have wide experience in providing clinical input to clients and are familiar with the New Zealand health landscape. You are currently working in a clinical setting, and you wish to add a new part-time role to your work life to upskill and diversify in the next stage of your career.

When you join us, you’ll enjoy a wide scope to keep supporting people and excellent opportunities to invest in a worthwhile and rewarding career. This is an excellent opportunity to use your advanced clinical, analytical and communication skills to facilitate the recovery of clients whilst working in a supportive, dynamic and rapidly changing work environment.

We are looking for the following from you:

  • Experience as a psychologist or psychotherapist with a broad knowledge of different areas of psychological dysfunction, including the effects of sexual abuse, physical injury, and traumatic brain injury
  • Skills in the classification and assessment of psychological conditions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick, flexible, astute, and analytical thinking
  • You are registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board or the Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand

What you will be doing

Your skills and abilities would be put to good use in a medico-legal setting.

You will review clinical information, seek clarification, work closely with multidisciplinary colleagues, provide verbal and written advice, and support internal and external stakeholders to make the best decisions on claims and to facilitate successful rehabilitation outcomes for ACC clients.

Knowledge of ACC and our processes will also be an advantage, as will experience in working with people from different cultures. If you have the desire to do something a little different that makes a huge difference, let’s talk further.

Working at ACC

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs.

It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work. Here are some ways we encourage that:

  • Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga

Please click apply now to review position description.

Applications will run through to Friday, 19 August 2022, however please note that if an ideal candidate is found during this time we will move forward with screening and interviewing sooner.

Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC career website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email nadine.o’