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Clinical Psychologist, Community Mental Health Nurse, or Social Worker - ICAMHS

Where you’ll be working: Waiora CBD, 87 Alexandra Street, Hamilton

The details: Permanent - Full or part time positions

With rolling green hills, surf beaches, glow worms, and cycle trails, there is a range of activities and attractions to suit all – Come join us and make a difference in our community and help support tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team of passionate Mental Health Clinicians who support one another to affect change and make a sustainable difference in the lives of tamariki, rangatahi, their whānau and their communities they work with.

This role offers great variety, including a combination of both group and individual work as well as work within the DHB and the community. You will work with a number of specialists both internally and externally, so you will need the ability to maintain excellent working relationships with these groups of people.

Please note that we will interview as we receive suitable applicants. The advert will be closed once all positions have been filled.

About the Service

We are the DHB provider arm of ICAMHS in central Hamilton. We provide specialist services for infants, children/tamariki and adolescents/rangatahi who are experiencing serious mental health challenges. There is a strong emphasis on family/ whānau involvement in their recovery journey. As a community-based service, we are open Monday to Friday.

About You

You're a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to the people who use our services

• You're a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas

• You're energising, inspiring others with enthusiasm and a take action approach

• You have superior communication and organisational skills

• You have a commitment to work collaboratively in a large and dynamic multidisciplinary team.

• You hold a current New Zealand full driver's licence, an HPCA recognised qualification and current practising certificate.

Ideally, you will have the knowledge and skills to practice as a Real Skills Plus CAMHS - Core Level practitioner (

We especially want to hear from you if you have a passion to work with children/tamariki and adolescents/rangatahi presenting with one or more of the following:

• mental health crisis

• eating disorders

• emotional dysregulation

• behavioural difficulties

• anxiety and depression

Why us

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply.

If you have been considering relocating to the Waikato, then make the move now with your family/whānau to access affordable housing, good schools and vibrant communities.

To view the position descriptions please click here for Community Mental Health Nurse, here for Social Worker or here for Clinical Psychologist.

Your application

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Heidi Steyn, Charge Nurse Manager: ICAMHS and Perinatal Mental Health Service on 021 275 2076

Closing Date: Open until filled


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

• Give and earn respect - Whakamana

• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

• Fair play – Mauri Pai

• Growing the good – Whakapakari

• Stronger together – Kotahitanga