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Clinical Team Leader

Advertiser: BarnardosMore jobs from this company

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

Clinical Team Leader

About the Role

Te Poutama Ārahi Rangatahi at Barnardos NZ is looking for a Clinical Team Leader to be responsible for leading, managing and developing the clinical team of 2 Social Workers and 2 Clinicians to deliver quality assessment and therapeutic support to youth residents with the aim of reducing the frequency and severity of their harmful behaviour.  

The role requires strong professional engagement with appropriate stakeholders; is part of the Leadership Team and influences decision making while creating a strong sense of morale by encouraging participation, ownership and a shared vision.

Specifically you will provide:

  • Leadership by ensuring the ongoing professional development of staff with a focus on continuous practice and organisational improvement.
  • Assessment and therapeutic support to youth with the aim of reducing frequency and/or severity of their behaviour
  • Individual, group and family therapy

    Skills and experience

    The work can be rewarding and will also stretch and extend your skills/experience. You will need to be a resilient and flexible person with a positive attitude capable of working in an emotionally demanding environment.

    To succeed in this role you should have: 

  • Qualifications in either Psychology(e.g. Registered Psychologist, Child and Family Psychologist ) or other allied health roles
  • Eligibility for membership with the appropriate professional body
  • Experience leading specialist staff, providing supervisory support and developing an effective team
  • Ethical and effective clinical and therapeutic planning, assessment and treatment experience of youth (ideally those who have engaged in harmful sexual and/or violent offences)
  • Strong organisational, professional and time management skills
  • Ability to build enduring professional relationships with young people, whanau/ families, staff and community  
  • Great communication skills, able to relate well to a wide range of people in both oral and written format

    Benefits and Perks

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare/ buying privileges and other benefits
  • Professional development and generous training opportunities
  • Attractive salary and flexible working conditions
  • Working alongside Residential, Educational and Administration teams 

    About Barnardos

    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/

    Applications close 17 May 2019.   

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

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

About the Role

Te Poutama Ārahi Rangatahi at Barnardos NZ is looking for a Clinical Team Leader to be responsible for leading, managing and developing the clinical team of 2 Social Workers and 2 Clinicians to deliver quality assessment and therapeutic support to youth residents with the aim of reducing the frequency and severity of their harmful behaviour.  

The role requires strong professional engagement with appropriate stakeholders; is part of the Leadership Team and influences decision making while creating a strong sense of morale by encouraging participation, ownership and a shared vision.

Specifically you will provide:

  • Leadership by ensuring the ongoing professional development of staff with a focus on continuous practice and organisational improvement.
  • Assessment and therapeutic support to youth with the aim of reducing frequency and/or severity of their behaviour
  • Individual, group and family therapy

    Skills and experience

    The work can be rewarding and will also stretch and extend your skills/experience. You will need to be a resilient and flexible person with a positive attitude capable of working in an emotionally demanding environment.

    To succeed in this role you should have: 

  • Qualifications in either Psychology(e.g. Registered Psychologist, Child and Family Psychologist ) or other allied health roles
  • Eligibility for membership with the appropriate professional body
  • Experience leading specialist staff, providing supervisory support and developing an effective team
  • Ethical and effective clinical and therapeutic planning, assessment and treatment experience of youth (ideally those who have engaged in harmful sexual and/or violent offences)
  • Strong organisational, professional and time management skills
  • Ability to build enduring professional relationships with young people, whanau/ families, staff and community  
  • Great communication skills, able to relate well to a wide range of people in both oral and written format

    Benefits and Perks

  • Family friendly organisation
  • Reduced cost childcare/ buying privileges and other benefits
  • Professional development and generous training opportunities
  • Attractive salary and flexible working conditions
  • Working alongside Residential, Educational and Administration teams 

    About Barnardos

    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/

    Applications close 17 May 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?
  • Are you currently registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a psychologist?

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