Crisis Worker - Adult Community Mental Health, Marlborough
Nelson Marlborough Health
Wairau, NZ
4d ago
  • Rewarding role within a supportive & well-established team
  • Permanent full-time position (80 hrs / fortnight) with on call
  • Suitable role for a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About thisposition)

    In Marlborough, AdultMental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary teambased at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim.

    This team delivers a comprehensiveclinical resource to those affected by acute or enduring severe mental illness.

    In additionto caseload responsibilities, duties will include assessment and acutemanagement of individuals presenting with mental health problems, both within andoutside of hours.

    Normal hours of work are between 8.00AM and 4.30PM, Monday toSunday. Participationin on call roster is required. This role also requires the post holder to holdthe position of, and undertake duties pertaining to, a Duly Authorised Officer.

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

    You will need be aRegistered Psychiatric or Comprehensive Nurse, Occupational Therapist or SocialWorker with an up to date knowledge of mental health andassociated issues.

    You will possess the personal resilience and professional attributesrequired to undertake this challenging role.

    Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    We value our cohesive teamculture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect acrossdisciplines and engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients and theirsupport networks.

    Nelson Marlborough Health is themain health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we areNelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities hereare endless.

    Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we arespread across the region and service all parts of the community.

    Our work canbe challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard tomake a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

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

    Weprovide a great place to work with professional development opportunities,job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

    The Marlborough region is known for its warm, dry climate. Thepicturesque Marlborough Sounds, Queen Charlotte Track, Nelson Lakes and AbelTasman National Park provide an abundance of opportunities for lifestylepursuits.

    There are many excellent schools and facilities for families making our part of New Zealand one ofthe most desirable places to live and work.

    Visit : to find out more.

    For general enquiriesplease contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specificinformation please contact David Greer, Manager Operational Support (Wairau) via

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


    Vacancy closes : Sunday 10th September

    NelsonMarlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Webelieve that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforcereflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications fromcandidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

    He waka eke noa. We are all in thistogether.

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