(Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist)
Child, Adolescent & Family Mental Health
Based at Palmerston North
We have a great mix of experienced and new staff who are motivated and full of creative energy and a management team who are keen to support us in our creation of a CAMHS centre of excellence!
If you have experience in a CAMH Service and are a registered professional we can offer you some challenging and rewarding experiences, great team support and access to some ever growing opportunities!
Palmerston North has access to wonderfully wild beaches (25 minutes away), a friendly population and because of the university, a diverse and energetic city scene. MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke’s Bay and Wairarapa.