Job Application

Mental Health Clinician (Part Time, Fixed Term), Primary/Intermediate School Liaison CAMHS

Fixed Term until September 2023

Part Time 0.8FTE

Remuneration as per APEX Psychologist MECA guidelines

Are you an experienced Mental Health Clinician
, with a keen interest in working with tamariki in the Counties Manukau catchment area?


We have a part time, fixed term position available in child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS), working between Monday – Friday.


This position is responsible for supporting schools in the northern region to respond to mental health and behavioural concerns identified in primary and intermediate school settings. This role will support schools to enable a whaanua centric approach, signposting to appropriate primary care or community services, or when appropriate liaise with the local child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS), developmental/general paediatric services and disability support services. The role will build a system view of the universal/primary and secondary services for children with significant behavioural concerns.


Ideally you will have experience working with children, young people and their families/whanau, and experience working in health services is preferred.


You will receive on-going support by your line manager, clinical coordinator, other peers and opportunities for clinical supervision and professional development. If this sounds like the work you would like to do, and are passionate about the health and wellbeing of tamariki, then we want to hear from you!



• Eligible to register or registered with the relevant registration board (Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Social Work)

• Current Annual Practising Certificate

• A full driver’s licence with no limitations

• Commitment to Tiriti o Waitangi 


Please apply online at


To review the position description please click here. If you have further questions, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or


Job Number: CMH07523

Applications Close: 21 June 2023


This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19.

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.