Senior Professional Clinician

Auckland / Wellington / Palmerston North, New Zealand
27 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Psychology
Auckland/Wellington/Palmerston North

The opportunity - Te Whiwhinga mahi

We are inviting applications for three Senior Professional Clinician positions in our School of Psychology starting in 2023.

You will deliver the Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Practice in the training areas of:

  • Psychology
  • Kaupapa Māori Psychology
  • Health Psychology

About us - Ko wai mātou

The School of Psychology can be accessed here:

As part of Massey University's commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi, the School of Psychology incorporates a bicultural focus into its programmes. We consistently work towards strengthening our tangata whenuatanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in Aotearoa. Applicants must have experience in or be willing to practice and develop the use of te reo and tikanga Māori.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi - About this role

In addition to the urgent need to train more psychologists, there is increasing recognition that the profession of Psychology needs registered practitioners from diverse backgrounds to work in a wide range of fields, in rural as well as urban locations. The Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Practice is a distance programme which uses an integrated, competency-based curriculum and a cohort-based training model to prepare interns for registration under the Psychologist scope of practice.

The appointees will be required to provide supervision an ovdersee the learning and development of students enrolled in the Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Practice; work as part of the collaborative programme teaching team and; be responsible for safe and effective delivery of training for students seeking registration under the Psychologist scope of practice.

The appointment will be as Senior Professional Clinician, at a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to apply - Me pēhea te tono

Should you require clarification on any aspect of this position please contact Kyle Smith, Senior Professional Clinician/Supervisor (

Registration and Annual Practicing Certificate with the New Zealand Psychologists Board is essential for this position.

Closing date: 24 february 2023.
Reference number: CHSS_SP_045_01/23

For further information and to apply online, visit: