Case Manager Community Alcohol & Drug (MH Professional)

The Addictions Service, part of the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service, is a multidisciplinary team comprising of nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, medical, and administration staff. It is a collective of skilled professionals that value working in a client and whānau centred manner, including cultural and community connections, to deliver high quality services. The team offers specialist services for adults experiencing addiction and mental health problems with a focus on providing evidenced-based interventions. They strive to create a climate of safety for all, and have recently been found to be one of the most safe and supportive workplaces in Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB).

We are looking for a Registered Nurse, Registered Social Worker, or Registered Occupational Therapist to join our Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS).

 You will:

  • Be committed to working collaboratively with clients to provide focused case management that will assist clients to improve their health and social wellbeing
  • Be well-organised and reliable as well as enthusiastic about development and learning


  • Support client’s mental health and addiction needs.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Engage clients in their recovery journey.
  • Work effectively with clients that have addiction and mental health difficulties.
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments and planning.
  • Work closely with other services and NGO’s.

 Skills and experience

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse, Registered Social Worker, or Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Previous experience of working in the Mental Health and Addiction sector, and evidence of competency in this specialist area is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well to a wide variety of people.


Capability development is a high priority for CCDHB. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as the ability to upskill and to take on other roles. People and their skills are highly valued at CCDHB.

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. Any queries please email



Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: AHMH36-19

Location: Wellington Community

Closing Date: Monday, 24 June 2019