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Care Manager - iCAMHS

Join Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

Care Manager / Acute Clinician iCAMHS

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Permanent, part-time role (0.8 FTE), working 64 hours per fortnight
  • Nelson / Tasman location
  • Suitable role for registered Allied Health or Nursing clinicians

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (iCAMHS) is a regional service for infants, children and youth aged up to 18 years with serious mental health disorders. Our multi-disciplinary team is made up pf psychiatrist, nurses, social workers, occupational therapist, counsellors and support workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities.

An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work, including working with community services, schools, Oranga Tamariki, GP's and local Maori networks.

The salary range for this position is $75,773 - $106,739 per annum pro rata based on the PSA Allied Public Health and Technical MECA, dependent on skills and experience.

The salary range for Registered Psychologists is $85,000 through to $140,000 per annum pro rata based on the current APEX Psychologists MECA (Step 3 to 13 if merit applies) dependent on skills, experience, and registration in NZ.

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

We are looking to appoint a registered allied health professional or registered nurse with ideally at least two years' experience, preferably within an iCAMHS or mental health service. You will be experienced in working with young people and up to date with current research findings relating to major mental health issues and trends in infant, child and adolescent mental health service delivery. You will also have a background in delivering comprehensive assessments and evidence-based interventions for infants, 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 service users, their support networks and other agencies and service providers.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3,000 employees, we are Nelson' and Marlborough's largest employer supporting the health and wellbeing of over 150,000 citizens across the region.

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 Health NZ Nelson Marlborough we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community.

Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes - lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days. Find out more at

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 539 5748.

For role specific information please contact Susan Murray on

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.


Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough 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.