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Crisis Worker - Acute Day Services - Witherlea House

Crisis Worker - Acute Day Services - Witherlea House

Crisis Worker - Acute Day Services - Witherlea House

Nelson Marlborough Health

Closing Date : 22 Mar 2018


  • Marlborough Adult Mental Health
  • Permanent, full-time

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

Applications are invited from Registered Psychiatric or Comprehensive Nurses, Social Workers or Occupational Therapists. You will require a minimum of one year's post graduate experience, within the mental health sector, and possess the personal and professional attributes required to undertake this challenging role.

In addition to case load responsibilities, duties include assessment and crisis management of individuals presenting with mental health problems.

This is a permanent, full-time, position working 80 hours a fortnight. Normal hours of work will be between 8.00AM and 4.30PM, Monday to Friday.

Previous Duly Authorised Officer (DAO) experience is preferred.

We encourage you to find out more about this position and the service by contacting David Greer (Unit Manager) via

Applications are only accepted online, so to apply or to view the position description please go to our careers website

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

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Closing date: Thursday, 22 March 2018 (unless filled prior).

Ref: W18/031.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

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