Eating Disorders Clinician

Location: Johnsonville, Wellington

Service: Central Region Eating Disorder Service

Contract: 0.6 FTE 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.

CREDS 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. We 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.

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.


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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: AHHT5-20

Location: Wellington Community

Closing Date: Monday, 13 July 2020