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Care Manager - iCAMHS


  • Nelson

Job Details

  • Job ID: CA4MGM
  • Job Type: Part time
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
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  • Company Name For Job: Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Nelson/Marlborough
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  • Position Title: Care Manager - iCAMHS
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  • Scope of Practice:
    • Child Heath

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

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (iCAMHS) is a regional service for children and youth aged up to aged 18 years with serious mental health disorders. Our multi-disciplinary team is made up of psychiatrists, mental health nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists and social workers, all trained in a range of treatment modalities. 

An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work, including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Māori networks. 

This role is permanent 0.8 FTE working 64 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm.

Te āhuatunga a te tūrunga (About the role)

Join Health New Zealand l Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • 0.8 FTE / Permanent
  • 64 hours per fortnight
  • Nelson / Tasman location
  • Suitable role for registered allied health or nursing clinicians

Ko wai koe (About you)

We are looking to appoint an allied health professional, or registered nurses, with at least 2-years’ experience, preferably within an iCAMHS or mental health setting. You will be experienced in working with young people and you will be up to date with current research findings relating to major mental health issues and trends in child and adolescent mental health service delivery. You will also have a background in delivering comprehensive assessments and evidence-based interventions for children and youth. 

You will be the type of person who fits into a cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines and will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients, their support networks and other agencies and service providers.  

This role is suitable for a Registered Nurse, or Allied Health professional e.g. social worker or occupational therapist, preferably with iCAMHS or mental health post-registration experience. 


Ā mātou rōpū - About our team

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect, and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio - More information

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

At Te Whatu Ora we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a talented and diverse team to help us deliver.

Nelson is one of New Zealand's top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers, and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, mountain biking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit .

Te Tono (How to apply)

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

For role-specific information please contact Susan Murray - iCAMHS Service Manager at .

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


Applications close: Open until filled (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early .

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

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