Youth Primary Mental Health and Addiction Clinician


 Youth Primary Mental Health and Addictions Clinician


We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our Clinical Services team to co-ordinate and deliver a Primary Health Care service for clients/whanau with mild-moderate mental health issues.

This primary health care service will involve case management, assessment, brief intervention and referral and interaction with other community services, including support to general practice and data collection and analysis.

 We are seeking someone who has:

 -  A NZ Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional practicing certificate, and has or is working towards relevant post graduate qualifications.

-   At least 5 years recent experience as a mental health and/or addictions practitioner.

-   Proven experience working with youth and is passionate in improving service accessibility, and mental health challenges experienced  by youth in our community.

 -   Experience in developing and maintaining productive relationships with other health professionals.

 -   Experience in brief opportunistic interventions and brief therapy.

 -   Strong computer literacy and communication skills and a current drivers licence.

We are seeking someone who enjoys a challenge, and can work autonomously, and who is well organised to join our Primary Mental Health Care team.


You must have the right to work in NZ and/or have a current NZ work visa.


Applications close

5.00pm Wednesday 30th May 2018.


An application form & position description can be downloaded from below.


To apply for this position please submit your covering letter, CV and a completed application form and email to or send to Juliet Espiner, Manaia Health PHO,PO Box 1878 Whangarei,