Mental Health Professional - Te Whare Marie

Te Whare Marie is a progressive service that offers specialist Māori Mental Health Services throughout the Wellington and Greater Wellington region.  The service offers effective and appropriate assessment, treatment and care management to tangata whaiora and whānau in a cultural setting. The service strives to meet the needs of tangata whaiora by providing holistic services that respect, value and include whānau beliefs, customs, language and culture.  It is part of the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service. 

We are seeking applications from Registered Mental Health Professionals (Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) that are passionate about the provision of Specialist Adult Māori Mental Health Services. you will be part of a progressive, innovative and creative whanau/ team implementing and participating in the future development for Māori and Māori Mental Health Services.

Ideally you will be a New Zealand registered occupational therapist, psychologist, social worker but more importantly you will have proven ability in, and be able to demonstrate, clinical coordination and understanding in the provision of mental health services to whānau. 


  • Have sound focused mental health assessment and treatment skills,
  • Be confident in making effective decisions in challenging/complex situations
  • Registered with your respective board - Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapy


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 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

Job no: AHMH67-19

Location: Porirua Community

Closing Date: Sunday, 13 October 2019