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Clinical Team Leader - CAMHS - Kari Centre - Auckland

Exciting opportunity to join the leadership team at the Kari Centre, a well-established CAMHS team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland


You will be one of 2 Clinical team leaders, working in partnership with a lead clinician and the support of 3 clinical coordinators, to provide clinical and operational leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of CAMHS clinicians.

 The Kari Centre is the community-based service provided for children and adolescents living in the central Auckland catchment who may be experiencing a mental illness.

The Team
Our team is made up of experienced mental health professionals including Specialist Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Child Psychotherapists, Mental Health nurses and Occupational Therapists as well as cultural support staff.

About You:
As the Clinical Team Leader for this team, you will bring both clinical leadership and operational management skills, ensuring the effective day to day operation of the service. This includes leading and implementing service developments, improvements and initiatives.

The position requires a self-motivated and conscientious leader with a strong clinical and service user focus. You will relish the challenges and enjoy working in a supportive environment. You will have a positive attitude, flexibility and a proven ability to form good relationships with staff, service users and their families/whanau. Although experience in an operational management role is desirable, experienced mental health professionals with a desire to extend into a management role will be considered, and if successful will be supported in their development.

You will work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with clients, colleagues, mental health service providers, and other community agencies to promote service user recovery.

This is a full-time permanent position working Monday to Friday 08:00am – 04.30pm

You will also be required to join the mental health on call manager roster providing after hours advice.

We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Psychotherapists with at least 5 years robust and relevant clinical experience working with complex service users and their whanau. You will be highly competent at identifying and managing risk as well as able to demonstrate sound leadership skills and experience.

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For any informal inquiries, please contact Sharon Kipling-Adamson, Operations Manager, at

For any query or help applying online please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or email: and quote Ref:#AUC11662 .

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This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts.

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