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Mental Health Professional

Dunedin (CBD)

  • Permanent, part-time 0.8 FTE - 64 hours per fortnight
  • Want to continue your great work supporting youth and their families?
  • Enjoy working in a multi-disciplinary team?

If you enjoy working as an integral member of a passionate, focussed multidisciplinary team and have experience working with children, youth and their family, you shouldn't let this opportunity pass you by!

About the team

Southern DHB's Child and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS) in Dunedin provide support and treatment for children (0-14years) experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues, including support to family.

About the role

This position will see you managing a limited caseload, providing assessment, treatment and co-working to facilitate the best outcome for children and family. You will enjoy working collaboratively alongside other experienced clinical staff to promote healthy family systems and be able to form sound links with external agencies.

About you

You will bring to this role flexibility and experience in working with children and family within a multidisciplinary setting. We provide good orientation to the position and will support your ongoing professional development needs.

To be considered for this position you must have relevant mental health experience and hold current registration and an annual practising certificate as either a Registered Nurse or an Allied Health Professional (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist).

The location

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau. It's a great place with a great and affordable lifestyle.

About SDHB

As a DHB, we are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City.

Closing date: Sunday, 18 April 2021.

Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, phone: (03)214 5769or email: caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/

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