Our Purpose: What We’re Here For
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We’re world leaders in the delivery of integrated health care, and we’re always striving to Make It Better. From the carers on the front line working directly with patients and communities, to our talented support teams who enable that care, we plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. And we’re all about putting people at the heart of everything we do.
Our Culture: What Matters To Us
Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata Putting people at the heart of all we do
For us to continue putting our communities at the centre of our health system, we’re putting our own people at the centre of everything we do. Because health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility that all our people take for delivering outcomes, and that we go about our work with integrity in all we do.
What matters to us is doing the right thing, valuing everyone, and being and staying well ourselves so we can care for our community.
The Role: What This Opportunity’s All About
This is a full-time, permanent position within the Child, Adolescent and Family Service.
CAF Access team is the front door to the Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service. It accepts all referrals into the service as well as providing the emergency function for clients who are mentally unwell and at risk to themselves or others.
Based at The Princess Margaret Hospital we are a small, but growing multi-disciplinary team who work closely together. Your role will involve time in the referral area, including phone triaging, as well as in the emergency function. Clinicians have a range of skills and expertise working with young people up to 18 years of age (older if still at school).
This is a challenging role with flexibility required to adapt to the changing tasks and the individual needs of the clients. It is essential that you have experience in mental health.
Belonging Here: Becoming Part of Our Story
Our people enjoy access to a fantastic benefits scheme, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.
We hope you’ll seriously consider joining us, but if this isn’t a good fit for you, please share the opportunity with your personal networks and help us find our next rock star!
If this particular role isn’t for you, we do have other similar opportunities – please look on our careers page or give us a call to discuss.
Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact
Phone: 03 3377961
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!