Psychotherapist / Counsellor

Do you have the skill set and passion to support tamariki and whanau experiencing significant trauma, grief and loss? If you have a can-do attitude, you thrive on challenge and excel in team settings we would love to hear from you.

We are offering a fantastic Part time opportunity for 2 days a week (hours negotiable).

The vacancy is for a qualified and experienced Psychotherapist/Child Psychotherapist or Counsellor, to join our Therapy Services team in Otahuhu.

The desired candidate will have significant experience in working with Maori/Pasifika families/caregivers of traumatised children and have strong community and agency networks. Referrals are for traumatised children and their caregivers/families; families with relationship, parenting, family violence and anger issues, as well as therapeutic support for our residents in our residential parenting programme. You would also need to hold a current full NZ driver’s licence, and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Desired attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Case Recording Skills
  • Able to work autonomously & as part of a team
  • Compassion
  • Understanding of Te Ao Maori and/ or working with Pasifika

What ATWC offer:

  • Professional registration with recognised national body
  • Additional paid holidays
  • Commitment to professional supervision
  • Ongoing professional development

To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter to:

Closing date: 12 March 2021

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