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Community Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker - Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Where you’ll be working: Waiora CBD, 218B Alexandra Street, Hamilton

The details: Permanent – Full or part time

Opportunity to join our talented team working in central Hamilton.

About the service:

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/ whanau involvement in their recovery journey.

As a community-based service, we are open Monday to Friday during office hours. We are based at our new purpose built offices ICAMHS offices in the Waiora CBD building, 218B Anglesea Street, Hamilton. With service users/tangata whaiora based both locally and rurally, this role also provides an exciting opportunity to work closely with the communities in which people live.

Required skills & experience:

You have superior communication and organisational skills with a commitment to work collaboratively in a large, dynamic multidisciplinary team.

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

You have at least two years post graduate mental health experience.

Please click here to view the position description for Community Mental Health Nurse or here for Social Worker.


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.

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

Application closing date: 16 January 2022

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