Community Clinician - Psychologist, Social Worker or Counsellor | Christchurch_NewZealand

  • Well regarded & well funded organisation based in new professional offices
  • Loyal, supportive & professional team to work with
  • Professionally stimulating and rewarding environment. Great staff benefits

Specialist provider of high quality community based assessment & intervention services. Rewarding work & an opportunity to learn new specialist skills

About the Organisation

Our well established client based in Christchurch are a specialist provider of high quality community based assessment and intervention services for adolescents and adults who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour and for children with concerning sexual behaviours. With an excellent reputation, they are preferred suppliers for four large government stakeholders and are expanding and developing new services.

About the Job

Working as a Clinician within the Adult Services team you’ll be based in professional and modern new offices working alongside a professional team delivering high quality services. You will be:
  • Completing clinical assessments and delivering individual and group-based programmes of intervention for males and females who have engaged in harmful sexual behaviour.
  • Working in a new prevention service being developed to provide support for individuals who experience sexual interest in children and are seeking help to address this.
  • Committed to working in a holistic way, with the individual in the context of their whanau and wider system.
  • Working in a professionally stimulating environment with the wider MDT and other community and statutory agencies.
Ideally this will be full time, however we will consider reduced hours.

Skills & Experience

You will hold a qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Counselling or equivalent. You’ll be registered, or close to. In addition you will be:
  • Experienced in clinical assessment and intervention with adults
  • Able to work independently with individuals, families and support and accountability networks
  • Focussed on being the best and providing a high quality service to clients.
  • Keen to learn and develop specialist knowledge and skills
Experience and skills in therapeutic work with adults with an intellectual disability would be an advantage. Knowledge of the dynamics of harmful sexual behaviours and modalities of interventions to address this behaviour is preferable but not essential.

What’s in it for you
  • Incredibly rewarding work. You won’t just be assessing and providing brief interventions, but using your professional skills until the job is done, not restrained or limited by the number of appointments.
  • A professionally stimulating and supportive work environment with staff benefits that include: Employer paid medical insurance, 5 weeks annual leave, high quality supervision, attractive salary commensurate with the role and a generous professional development package
  • Specialist training in a challenging and dynamic field of work.

Please phone Jeanette Rendle, Ph 027 705 7079 to discuss in more detail, or apply online now. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.


Category: Psychology / Counselling & Social Work

Location: Christchurch_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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