Case Manager (Kaiatawhai) – CAMHS (Nelson)

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Permanent full-time position available
  • Make a difference working with young people and their family/whanau
  • District wide position located in Nelson 

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 are looking for an allied health professional or registered nurse with at least 2-years postgraduate experience within a CAMHS or acute mental health setting.  These positions is a permanent full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE)

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 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.  

Additionally 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. 

For information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit

Find out more about us 

How to apply

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

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form. 


Closing date: Thursday 25 April 2019 (Unless filled prior)


Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N19-081

Location: Nelson Community

Closing Date: Thursday 25 April 2019 (Unless filled prior)