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Community Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker - Child and Adolescent Mental Health team - Hauraki

Where you’ll be working: Manaaki Centre, Thames Hospital

The details: Permanent – Full and part time positions

‘Kia whakakotahi taatou – Working together’

We are seeking experienced Nurses, Social Workers and/or Occupational Therapists who are passionate about improving the Health and Wellbeing for our Tamariki/Rangatahi.

About the service:

Te Korowai Hauora o Hauraki and the Waikato DHB Mental Health and Addiction Services have launched a project to improve service delivery to Hauraki whaanau. The project will involve connecting services to enable whaanau to access a broad range of health and wellbeing services through a single point of entry or ‘waharoa’.

If you are interested in working with us to transform mental health and addiction services in Hauraki and are committed to reducing health inequalities for Maaori – tukua mai tāu tātai pūmanawa

Required skills & experience:

• Post registration education/learning and experience relevant to the specialty area of Mental Health

• current annual practising certificate

• current full NZ driving licence.

To view the position description for Community Mental Health Nurse click here, Occupational Therapist click here or Social Worker click here.


The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

Why us:

The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. 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 and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. Whakapā mai mehemea he kōrero, he pātai rānei tāu –

If you require assistance with your online application please contact

Application closing date: Open until filled

Values 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