Job Application

Clinical or Health Psychologist

Principal Psychologist / Registered Consultant (or overseas equivalent) Clinical or Health Psychologist
Permanent 0.8 FTE
Cancer Support Team
Te Whatu Ora Waitematā

Waitematā District have an excellent opportunity available for a registered Consultant Health or Clinical psychologist to join our Cancer Support team: Psychology and Social Work who has significant experience in working with cancer patients or within a physical health setting. 

The role of the Principal Psychologist involves providing effective and dynamic clinical and professional leadership for Clinical/Health Psychologists and Psychology Interns to improve the experience of cancer patients, their family and whānau by delivering evidence based assessments and interventions.

Alongside leadership you will be providing high quality psychological services to complex cancer patients, including assessment and intervention, across the pathway. 

Based at North Shore Hospital, we work across all tumour streams, in both surgical and medical specialities. We work in both inpatient and outpatient settings which also include clinics at Hibiscus coast and West Auckland. We work closely with other MDT members as well as with many of the cancer NGO’s. 

We would therefore love to hear from consultant psychologists who are looking for an opportunity to develop their leadership skills, provide consultancy to the wider team and promote professional development.

Key requirements:
• Registered with the NZ Psychologist Board (NZPB) with a current practicing certificate
• Extensive experience working in physical health
• Comprehensive psychological assessment and treatment skills
• The ability to work with a wide variety of clients including those from various cultural/ethnic backgrounds

We have a lot to offer you: 
• Competitive Salary scale - $112,058 to $120,691
• A hardworking, supportive yet fun environment
• Regular in-services, support from skilled senior staff, opportunity to access funding for professional development
• Other work perks include: 6 months Free Health cover (must apply within 4 weeks of starting)
• Access to Free 24/7 Gym and free Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounts at some great companies via our Waitemata Work Perks network
• Dedicated global immigration consultants to assist with visa 

For a job description, please click here

If you would like further information please contact Gwyneth Capes, Interim Operations Manager, Cancer services at or on 021 816 576

If you require any assistance with your online application, please contact Recruitment Consultant Bairavi Thavarasa at

Job Number : WDHB17805

Closing Date :  17 April 2024