Mental Health Professional - PCMHT

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Location: Porirua Community Mental Health, Level 8 BNZ tower, Porirua

Contract: Permanent/Full time


About the role

Our dynamic Porirua Community Mental Health Team, part of the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service, are seeking a resourceful, and enthusiastic NZ Registered Health Professional – Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist.

If you are passionate about participating in people’s mental health and addiction recovery journeys, not afraid of hard work, well organised and keen to be part of a very dedicated group of professionals we have a vacancy for a motivated and enthusiastic registered mental health professional to join our integrated multi-disciplinary team.

You will be working with an experienced team who strive to provide high quality care to consumer’s that may require access to mental health and addiction services. This is an opportunity to develop competencies in mental health treatment in a supportive and positive learning environment. We offer an exciting work environment, the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings and support with on-going professional development. 


  • Provide comprehensive assessments and plan support collaboratively with the client/patient, their family/whānau, clinical provider and Non-Government Organisation services.
  • Assist the client/patient and his/her family/whānau to achieve optimal health, well-being and safety through provision of appropriate assessment, education and support plan. 
  • Participate in, and contribute to, professional development activities in appropriate discipline.
  • Role model and provide best practice and cultural considerations in the multidisciplinary team process. 
  • Work closely with community agencies to achieve the outcomes agreed by the multidisciplinary team process.
  • Coordination and facilitation between the DHBs and multiple agencies.
  • Reports operationally to the Team Leader and is professionally accountable to the Professional Leader for the applicable discipline

Skills & experience

  • Current Professional registration and practising certificate - occupational therapist, social worker, or registered nurse.
  • Excellent clinical skills
  • Legally eligible to work in NZ
  • Full Drivers Licence
  • Experience in working from a strengths perspective
  • Proven experience in working with people with Mental and Addiction health issues
  • Good communication skills
  • Good clinical documentation skills.

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.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format.



Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AHMH56-20

Location: Porirua Community

Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 August 2020