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Clinical Team Leader

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Location
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Psychology, Counselling & Social Work

Clinical Team Leader

Job Summary

Te Poutama Àrahi Rangatahi is looking for a Lead Clinician/Clinical Team Leader who ideally is a senior clinician, with reputable leadership experience and proficiency working within relevant legislations, policies and procedures.  You would need to be a  strong communicator, have great presentation skills and the ability to multi-task in a challenging and diverse work environment.     

About the role

The primary objective of the role is to lead, manage and mentor a small clinical team to ensure highest quality service/support is offered through monitoring planning, documentation and formal/informal training.  The role has a place on the Residence Leadership team and influences decision making, represents the organisation professionally, and creates a strong sense of confidence by encouraging participation, ownership and a shared vision. 

Duties

  • Provide quality assessment and therapeutic support to youth with the aim of reducing the frequency and/or severity of behaviours
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy
  • Lead the clinical team by ensuring the ongoing professional development of clinical staff and the implementation of performance development systems

Skills and experience key to this role are

  • Appropriate qualifications in either Psychology(e.g. Registered Psychologist, Child and Family Psychologist, or Clinical Psychologist), or other allied health roles
  • Eligibility for membership with the appropriate professional body
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, supervision and management of professional staff, and developing a highly effective team
  • Sound knowledge of relevant applicable legislation
  • Ethical, accurate and effective clinical and therapeutic planning and assessment experience
  • Substantial experience and expertise in assessing and treatment of youth who have engaged in offending behaviours particularly sexual and violent offences
  • Strong professional engagement experience with appropriate stakeholders
  • Strong evidence of high quality organizational, professional and time management skills
  • A strong clear communicator who relates well to a wide range of people
  • Holder of an unrestricted NZ driver's licence.

Culture

The work can be rewarding, will also stretch and extend current skills and experience so you will need to be a resilient and flexible person, have a positive attitude and the ability to build strong professional relationships with young people, whanau/families, staff and service providers.  

You will be working alongside of passionate Residential, Education and Administrative team members who are all working hard for Kiwi kids.  

Benefits

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare and other purchasing and service benefits
  • Professional development and generous training opportunities
  • Attractive salary and flexible working conditions

About the Organisation

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi  and the principles it represents — it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

For more information please contact lincoln.ellery@barnardos.org.nz   

Applications close 10 February 2019. 

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

 

Job Summary

Te Poutama Àrahi Rangatahi is looking for a Lead Clinician/Clinical Team Leader who ideally is a senior clinician, with reputable leadership experience and proficiency working within relevant legislations, policies and procedures.  You would need to be a  strong communicator, have great presentation skills and the ability to multi-task in a challenging and diverse work environment.     

About the role

The primary objective of the role is to lead, manage and mentor a small clinical team to ensure highest quality service/support is offered through monitoring planning, documentation and formal/informal training.  The role has a place on the Residence Leadership team and influences decision making, represents the organisation professionally, and creates a strong sense of confidence by encouraging participation, ownership and a shared vision. 

Duties

  • Provide quality assessment and therapeutic support to youth with the aim of reducing the frequency and/or severity of behaviours
  • Provide individual, group and family therapy
  • Lead the clinical team by ensuring the ongoing professional development of clinical staff and the implementation of performance development systems

Skills and experience key to this role are

  • Appropriate qualifications in either Psychology(e.g. Registered Psychologist, Child and Family Psychologist, or Clinical Psychologist), or other allied health roles
  • Eligibility for membership with the appropriate professional body
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, supervision and management of professional staff, and developing a highly effective team
  • Sound knowledge of relevant applicable legislation
  • Ethical, accurate and effective clinical and therapeutic planning and assessment experience
  • Substantial experience and expertise in assessing and treatment of youth who have engaged in offending behaviours particularly sexual and violent offences
  • Strong professional engagement experience with appropriate stakeholders
  • Strong evidence of high quality organizational, professional and time management skills
  • A strong clear communicator who relates well to a wide range of people
  • Holder of an unrestricted NZ driver's licence.

Culture

The work can be rewarding, will also stretch and extend current skills and experience so you will need to be a resilient and flexible person, have a positive attitude and the ability to build strong professional relationships with young people, whanau/families, staff and service providers.  

You will be working alongside of passionate Residential, Education and Administrative team members who are all working hard for Kiwi kids.  

Benefits

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare and other purchasing and service benefits
  • Professional development and generous training opportunities
  • Attractive salary and flexible working conditions

About the Organisation

Barnardos is New Zealand's leading children's charity. We tailor our services to respond to local needs, individual challenges and diverse experiences. We are deeply committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi  and the principles it represents — it is an essential part of who we are and the work we do.

We're here for all Kiwi kids. Every day, our services and staff make a real and positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families across New Zealand.

With your help, we can do even more.

To view the position description please visit - https://www.barnardos.org.nz/work-for-us/

For more information please contact lincoln.ellery@barnardos.org.nz   

Applications close 10 February 2019. 

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in New Zealand.

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Are you currently registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a psychologist?

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