Care Manager, Community Mental Health Teams, Nelson

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  • Permanent full time position working Mon-Fri
  • Bring your up-to-date knowledge of mental health and associated issues to supporting people in the community

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

As a Care Manager you will be providing a community-based service working with adult consumers with medium to long-term serious mental illness, and will work on a Monday to Friday basis.

Our community assessment team provides high quality and 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.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a registered nurse , Occupational Therapist, or Social Worker with the ability to work effectively both within a multidisciplinary team and autonomously. You will engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.

You will be experienced in providing community-centred mental health interventions and ongoing assessments for clients. You will have an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. Experience and knowledge of addictions is desirable. Whilst we are looking for experienced practitioners we recruit primarily for attitude.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals 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)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC34XErxkHJ5YAn59o6SrhnA

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

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 as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Nikita Fleming – Clinical Coordinator Adult Community Mental Health (Nelson) on Nikita.Fleming@nmdhb.govt.nz.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy.

Please fill in our online application form.

https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz

Ref: N20-402

Applications close: Sunday, 29 October 2020 (unless filled prior).

Nelson Marlborough Health 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.