Child & Adolescent Mental Health Professionals
Canterbury District Health Board
Greymouth, NZ
16h ago
  • Permanent Full time, Part time and Casual roles based in Greymouth with some travel required including to the Westport area.
  • Registered Health Professional with Current Practicing Certificate.
  • Passion for Mental Health, exceptional interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Both Allied Health and Nursing applicants will be considered.
  • Ideally 2 years experience within specialist mental health or child & adolescent mental health
  • Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

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

    What you’lldo with your time

  • Undertakes all components of case management, including : comprehensive assessment, risk assessment and management, recovery, and treatment planning
  • Provides client-centred care, utilising evidence-based treatment strategies including, where appropriate, talking therapies
  • Coordinate care at the right time with input from external providers
  • Assisting across the wider team where needed.
  • Our Child& Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) team is currently looking for skilledand passionate mental health professionals.

    The roles are vital to the mentalhealth of our children and young people across the West Coast as you will besupporting them through their journey along with their whanau.

    This role will be working within thecommunity and within our integrated model of care. There will be opportunities and support forprofessional development and ongoing role development.

    We arelooking for someone with the following traits

  • Excellent assessment, communication & relationship building skills
  • Passion for child & youth mental health
  • Flexibility to work autonomously as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding and application of the principles of the treaty of Waitangi, with a culturally safe and appropriate approach to practice
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • A strong understanding of Māori health inequity and Māori population need
  • Understanding of contemporary approaches to mental health and wellbeing
  • Clean & full drivers licence as you will be traveling in DHB cars.
  • What we areabout

    We are aunique region in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work willmake a real difference.

    We willhelp you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your careerdevelopment

    We continueto break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients intheir communities.

    Why us

    This isn’ta job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and beingdedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre ofexcellence in rural health care.

    We offer competitive benefits, flexibleworking arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us inthis.


    If thisrole does not match your skills please visit our careers for more opportunitieswithin our organisation.

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

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