Therapist/Clinician - Stop Adolescent & Children’s Services, Christchurch


  • Canterbury

If you are a child or adolescent therapist and have recently returned from overseas or wanting an exciting new professional challenge, we have the job for you!

Stop is a specialist provider of high-quality community-based intervention services for adolescents who have engaged in harmful sexual behavior and children who have engaged in concerning sexual behaviour. Stop’s service makes a difference in the lives of children, young people and whanau affected by harmful sexual behaviour.  

We are seeking to employ a highly motivated professional for this part time or full-time position who will have:

  • proven therapeutic experience and skills in clinical work with adolescents and/or play-based work with children
  • experience in working with families in stressful situations
  • qualification in psychology, counseling, social work, family therapy or equivalent 
  • an ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team and work professionally alongside other social service agencies and schools
  • some experience of working with issues related to trauma and attachment is preferable
  • excellent communication, relationship and organisational skills and enjoys contributing to a strong and reflective team.   

Stop provides a very supportive, professional work environment with competitive salaries and staff benefits that include:  

  • Free medical insurance
  • 5 weeks annual leave and 10 days sick leave per annum
  • a generous professional development package that is tailored to the individual’s professional needs
  • high quality supervision 
  • Specialist training for the successful applicant

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, CV and any additional attachments and be sent to:  

Applications will be processed as they are received.  

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