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Acute Clinician CAT Mental Health

  • Nelson

Job Details

  • Job ID: N24-162
  • Job Type: Part time
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Job Duration: Ongoing
  • Min Education:
  • Company Name For Job: Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough
  • Min Experience:
  • Position Title: Acute Clinician CAT Mental Health
  • Required Travel:
  • Salary:
  • Classification: Health
  • Scope of Practice:
    • Assessment and Rehabilitation
    • Rehabilitation

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

Our Adult Community Mental Health teams provide high-quality comprehensive assessment and treatment for adults and their families living in the Nelson/Tasman region. We enjoy a team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines.

Te āhuatunga a te tūrunga (About the role)

As an Acute Clinician you will work a 24/7 roster responding to clients in crisis. This will include overnight on call and receiving triaged referrals from Home Care Medical (HCM), NMDHB Triage Service, and assessment of acute presentations in response to referrals from ED, GPs and Police.

Ko wai koe (About you)

You will be an experienced MH professional with the confidence to work autonomously and the resilience to manage a mixed caseload. You will have current knowledge of mental health and associated issues and addictions clinical experience is also desirable. Whilst we are looking for an experienced practitioner - we also recruit for attitude.

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


This is an ideal career opportunity if you value being part of a vibrant, committed and professional team that is passionate about delivering positive client outcomes. No one day is the same in Acute Mental Health and a sense of humour is essential.

In this role you will be able to apply your clinical assessment skills to make a real difference to people's lives.

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

Te Tono (How to apply)

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

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

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

For role specific information please contact Rita Van Iddekinge on