Child & Adolescent Mental Health Nurse

Job Number: 
Westcoast DHB
West Coast
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 24 February 2019


  • Full time permanent role working across the coast
  • Registered Nurse with Current Practicing Certificate.
  • Passion for Mental Health, exceptional interpersonal & communication skills.


Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many


What you’ll do with your time

- Case management of existing clients & assessments of new clients
- Coordinate care at the right time with input from external providers
- Assisting across the wider team where needed.

Our team within our Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) are currently looking for a skilled and passion mental health nurse to join their team. This role is vital to the mental health of our children and young people across the West Coast as you will be supporting them through their journey along with their families. 
There will be opportunities and support for professional development and ongoing role development. 

We are looking for someone with the following traits

- Excellent communication skills & relationship building skills
- Passion for child & youth mental health
- Clean & full drivers licence as you will be traveling in DHB cars.


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.


What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

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Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!