Care Manager / Kaiatawhai – iCAMHS

2023-02-09 to 2023-03-01
Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough
Work Type
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Nelson and Tasman

Make a difference working with young people and their family and whānau
Permanent positions based in Nelson and Golden Bay
Suitable role for a Registered Nurse, or Allied Health professional e.g. social worker or occupational therapist, preferably with iCAMHS or mental health post-registration experience
Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

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

We have the following:

0.6FTE (48 hours/fortnight) position available based in Golden Bay
0.7 to 1.0FTE (56 to 80 hours/fortnight) positions available based in Nelson
An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work, including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Māori networks.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking to appoint allied health professionals or registered nurses, with at least two-years' experience within an iCAMHS or mental health setting. You will be 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.

You are required to provide proof that you have completed your primary course of NZ approved Covid-19 vaccinations.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

At Te Whatu Ora we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a talented and diverse team to help us deliver.

The Nelson/Tasman region 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, mountain biking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit

The full-time equivalent salary range:

If a RN is appointed, is $67,938 through to $89,512 based on the current Mental Health and Public Health Nursing MECA, dependent on skills, experience and registration in NZ
If an OT or SW is appointed is $68,371 to $85,992 based on the current Allied, Public Health, Scientific and Technical MECA, dependent on skills, experience and registration in NZ
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274

For role specific information please contact Deb Moore - iCAMHS Manager [email protected]

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


Applications are open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed as received.

Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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