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Crisis Worker (Acute) Community Mental Health

Organisation Nelson Marlborough Health
Area, City Blenheim, Marlborough
Advert reference W20-039
Contact person David Greer
Contact website and/or email


Contact telephone 03 546 1274
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 02-04-2020


Occupational Therapist, Registered Nurse or Social Worker

Marlborough Adult Community Mental Health team
•Rewarding role within a supportive well-established team
•Permanent, full-time position (80 hrs/fortnight)
•Registered nurse, occupational therapist or social worker

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

In Marlborough, Adult Mental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary team based at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. This team delivers a comprehensive clinical resource to those affected by acute or enduring severe mental illness.

Duties will include assessment and acute management of individuals presenting with mental health problems or in metal distress. Normal hours of work are between 8.00AM and 4.30PM, Monday to Friday. Occasional overtime will be required for the completion of duties.

This position also requires the post holder to hold the position of, and undertake duties pertaining to a Duly Authorised Officer.

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

You will need be a registered psychiatric or comprehensive nurse, social worker or occupational therapists with an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. You will possess the personal resilience and professional attributes required to undertake this challenging role.

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

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

For role specific information please contact David Greer, Manager Integrated Community Mental Health via [email protected]

For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on [email protected] or 03 546 1274.

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



Applications close Thursday, 2 April 2020.

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