Wanted: Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists - Mental Health Focus

Wanted: Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists - Mental Health Focus
  • Permanent part-time positions available (0.8FTE working 64 hrs/fortnight)
  • Move to the sunshine capital of New Zealand
  • Beat the traffic, how does a 10 or 15 minute trip to work sound?
  • Do you ski, mountain bike, tramp, love boating or laying on the beach?

About the team

The Community Assessment (CAT) 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.

About you

You will need to be a registered nurse, social worker or occupational therapist who engenders confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.

You will be experienced in providing intensive, developmentally-appropriate, 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.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Find out more about us here

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

How to apply

If you would like more information please contact Karen Cargill Acting Manager Integrated Community Mental Health via Karen.Cargill@nmhs.govt.nz

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

Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please click 'apply here' and complete our online application form.


Applications close Thursday 7th March (unless filled prior).


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