Acute Clinician - Mental Health Focus (Nelson/ Tasman)

Applications close 29 August 2019
  • Suitable role for a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker
  • Fixed-term, full-time, position until 31 July 2020 covering a secondment
  • Adult Community Mental Health team

About the role

We have a fixed-term, full-time, position available within our Adult Community Mental Health team that provides high-quality comprehensive assessment and treatment for adults and their families living in the Nelson/ Tasman region. We enjoy a team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines.

About you

You will need to be a registered Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist who engenders confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.

You will be experienced in providing intensive, developmentally-appropriate, community centered mental health interventions and ongoing assessments for clients. You will have an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. Experience and knowledge of addictions is desirable. Whilst we are looking for experienced practitioners we recruit primarily for attitude.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us

Nelson 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, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery.

For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit

How to apply

For role specific information please contact Rita Van Iddekinge - Acting Manager Integrated Community Mental Health via

For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

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Applications closes: Thursday, 29 August 2019.