Case Manager (Kaiatawhai) – CAMHS (Blenheim)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Are you a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker with experience in CAMHS, or another mental health setting?
  • Make a difference working with young people and their family and whanau 
  • Permanent full time positions

About our team

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a regional service for children and youth with serious mental health disorders up to aged 18 years.

Our disciplinary team is made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities.

About the role

We have two permanent full-time positions available for Occupational Therapists, Social Workers or Registered Nurses with experience in CAMHS, or another mental health setting, for this permanent full time position based at Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. 

An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work; including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Maori networks.

About you

You will need to be a registered social worker, occupational therapist or nurse experienced in working with young people and you will be up to date with current research findings relating to major mental health issues and trends in child and adolescent mental health service delivery.

You will also have a background in delivering comprehensive assessments and evidence-based interventions for children and youth.

You will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines and will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients, their support networks and other agencies and service providers.  

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us

Marlborough Region

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. The Marlborough region offers exceptional lifestyle opportunities which support work/life balance. Click here for more information on the Marlborough region.

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Eileen Varley on For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

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Ref: W19-095

Applications close: Thursday 11th July (unless filled prior)

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: W19-095

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday 11th July (unless filled prior)