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Position Title: Child and Youth Therapist - CAFMHS
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 40 Hours per week
Date Posted: 21/08/2018
Application Closing Date: 04/09/2018 11PM
Job #: 056683b

Child and Youth Therapist – Child and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS)
Dunedin  (CBD)

  • Fixed term (maternity leave) up to 12 months
  • Fulltime, 80 hours per fortnight

SouthernDHB’s Child and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS) in Dunedin provide support and treatment for children (0-14 years) experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues, including support to family.

This position will see you managing a limited caseload, providing assessment, treatment and co-working to facilitate the best outcome for children and family.  You will enjoy working collaboratively alongside other experienced clinical staff to promote healthy family systems and be able to form sound links with external agencies.

You will bring to this role flexibility and experience in working with children and family within a multidisciplinary setting.  We provide good orientation to the position and will support your ongoing professional development needs. 

To be considered for this position you must have relevant mental health experience and hold current registration and an annual practising certificate as either a Registered Nurse or an Allied Health Professional (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist):

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone: (03) 214 5769 or Email:

Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 September 2018

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