Case Manager (Kaiatawhai) – CAMHS (Nelson)


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Two positions available
  • Make a difference working with young people and their family and 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.

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About the role

We are currently looking for two allied health professional or registered nurse with at least 2-years postgraduate experience within a CAMHS or acute mental health setting.  These positions are:

  • 1 x permanent full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE).
  • 1 x permanent part-time position working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE). 

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.  

What we offer

Nelson is one of New Zealand’s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. World renowned wineries and craft breweries are nearby and the area is rich in art and culture with many cafes and excellent schools and facilities for families. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/.

For role specific information please contact Eileen Varley on Eileen.Varley@nmhs.govt.nz. For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

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N18-563

Applications close: Sunday, 13 January (unless filled prior)

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N18-563

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Sunday, 13 January (unless filled prior)