Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist - CREDS

Location: Johnsonville, Wellington

Service: Central Region Eating Disorder Service

Contract: full time (negotiable), permanent


Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please apply now.


Our Central Region Eating Disorder Service (CREDS) is looking for a dynamic, energetic and experienced eating disorder clinician to join their unique multi-disciplinary team. The team offers treatment and therapy services to individuals with eating disorders, as part of the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) operated by the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast District Health Boards. They provide a full range of specialist services to people with eating disorders in the greater Wellington area – from nutritional counseling, outpatient therapy and psycho-social education through to a 6-bed Residential Programme and a 7am-7pm Therapeutic Day Programme.

This exciting role will involve provision of assessment, individual and family therapy services. CREDS is open to applications from clinicians with a current scope of practise in Psychology, Psychotherapy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy & Nursing. If you are passionate about restoring the wellness of those impacted by eating disorders, have excellent clinical skills and enjoy working amongst a tight-knit and caring team then do not hesitate to apply.


Skills & Experience:

  • Formal Family Based Therapy (FBT) training
  • Current NZ registration - Psychology, Psychotherapy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy & Nursing
  • Experience working with individuals with eating disorders and their families


About our organisation:

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.


How to apply:

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AHMH67-20

Location: Wellington Community

Closing Date: Sunday, 4 October 2020