Clinical Psychologist - PCMHT

Our dynamic Porirua Community Mental Health Team, part of the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service, are seeking two Senior Clinical Psychologists (1.2FTE) who will be involved in the delivery of a range of psychological therapies for adults with severe mental health disorders.  You will provide psychological assessments and treatment for clients, and also consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team about psychological issues. The hours are negotiable.


  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
  • Registration with NZ Psychologist Board, with Clinical Psychology as your Vocational Scope of Practice
  • Current Annual Practising Certificate
  • Experience working in the field of mental health with therapy skills in CBT, DBT and EMDR


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6000 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.


Applications will only be accepted via our careers portal. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. If you have queries, please email 


Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: AHMH25-19

Location: Porirua Community

Closing Date: Sunday, 15 September 2019