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Position Title: Child and Youth Therapist - Child and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed Term, Full Time (80hrs/fortnight)
Date Posted: 15/10/2018
Application Closing Date: 29/10/2018 11PM
Job #: 056683c

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


Southern DHB’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)

To Apply:
We only accept online applications.  Please apply via our website:

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

Closing Date:  Monday, 29 October 2018


To view the Registered Nurse position description please click here.

To view the Allied Health Scientific and Technical Professional position description please click here.

How to Apply  
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