Case Manager (Kaiatawhai) – CAMHS (Blenheim)

Job Number: 
Nelson Marlborough DHB
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 2 December 2018

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Full-time role (80 hours a fortnight)
  • Make a difference working with young people and their family and whanau
  • District wide position located in Blenheim 

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

Find out more about Nelson Marlborough Health

About the role

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

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

The Marlborough region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days enabling the outdoor enthusiast to experience by foot, bicycle, ski, road and boat the most stunning of coastlines and beautiful mountains. Indoor sports, swimming and leisure facilities are of an exceptionally high standard and there is a very active arts scene. The picturesque whale watching town of Kaikoura and Nelson city are only 90 minutes away by road. The region is also home to three large National Parks. Visit: for more details.

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.

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

Ref: W18-189

Applications close: Sunday, 2 December