• Psychologist: Te Kahu Tōī, Intensive Wraparound Service Palmerston North
  • Ministry of Education NZ in Palmerston North, , New Zealand
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Palmerston North, NZ

Help shape the future of Education

We work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes

Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people around Aotearoa, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for our ākonga in our education system.

About this role | Mō tēnei tūranga

As Te Kahu Tōī IWS Psychologist you will work as part of a team to understand the underlying needs of the young person and family and implement evidence-based interventions in your areas of expertise. More specifically, you:
• Identify patterns or. contributing factors that may be influencing learning, wellbeing and behaviour.
• Contribute to strength based collaborative team processes to meet the young person's underlying needs.
• Provide ongoing, individualized, and dynamic psychological... assessment and intervention.
• Support all those around the child to use evidence informed practice.
• Monitor implementation effectiveness by supporting data collection and informed decision making.

Salary range: $82,928 - $107,928 per annum + 3% kiwi saver. The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects individual skills and experience.

We also offer:
• Flexible working arrangements where everyone feels valued & supported.
• The ability to purchase extra days leave.
• A range of employee network groups.
• An inclusive environment that encourages your personal cultural competency journey.
• Development and learning, including mentorship programmes and internal secondments.
• Wellness initiatives to support your overall health and wellbeing.

About you | Mōhou ake

To be successful you will need;
• To be a New Zealand Registered Psychologist under the Health Practitioners Competency Assurance Act and hold a current practicing certificate.
• Ability to contribute your specialist skills within multi-agency, trans-disciplinary settings where the child/youth are at the centre of everything you do.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• An ability to work effectively with children, young people and their families, teachers and other professionals across a diverse range of settings.
• The ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tirirti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga.
• The ability and willingness to adhere to the Public Service Standards of Integrity and Conduct.

About our group and team | Mātau rōpū ake

Te Kahu Tōī Intensive Wraparound Service provides comprehensive, evidence-based interventions to support children/young people with challenging behaviour, socio-emotional difficulties and complex learning needs across a range of contexts. The team works collaboratively with children/young people, parents/caregivers and family/whānau, schools, agencies, and local communities to develop and implement comprehensive ecological wraparound plans.

The priority for these plans is for the child/youth to achieve success at home, school and in their. Video case studies and outcomes of the Intensive Wraparound Service.

Are you ready to make a difference? | Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi?

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by using the ‘apply' button. In your cover letter we’d like to know about you, your values, or anything else you’d like to share. We’re keen to understand your motivations, strengths, transferable skills, and the diverse perspectives you will bring to the role.

For further information, please contact Lisa Parker at lisa.parker@education.govt.nz or phone 06 757 6409.

Applications close Midnight – Wednesday 22 May 2024

We want our people to feel valued for their unique qualities and have a sense of belonging. If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process, please let us know
Palmerston North New Zealand


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