Mental Health Registered Nurse


North Island


Mental Health Registered Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service

We are looking for an enthusiastic registered Mental Health Nurse with experience working in child and adolescent mental health.

ICAFS uses CAPA (Choice and Partnership Approach) and we provide specialist assessment and treatment for 0 ' 18 year olds and their families/ whānau. The role will entail providing assessment and interventions for individuals, whānau and groups to enable positive outcomes for children and young people presenting with moderate to severe mental health needs. ICAFS provides Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), sensory modulation, and Family Therapy (with a screening team) and we are especially interested in clinicians with these skills.

The successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively and supportively with other team members to ensure provision of appropriate and evidence based care. The person suitable for this role will also have excellent clinical and case management skills and be comfortable managing risk. The ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships within the team, service, the DHB, the wider mental health services, and community agencies is integral to this role.


  • Provide mental health assessment and treatment for children and adolescents in the context of their families.
  • Liaise with necessary community agencies, with parental and/ or client permission.
  • Contribute to and work within the MDT.
  • Complete all appropriate documentation.
  • Skills and Experience

  • Clinical experience working with children, adolescents and family with moderate severe mental health difficulties.
  • Knowledge and skills for completing assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties.
  • Being confident working with Māori, Pasifika and other high needs groups within the wider communities.
  • Registered with appropriate professional body.
  • Current Driver's license.
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