Mental Health Support Workers (Casual)


Location:  Wellington, Porirua, Hutt Valley

Service:   Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service

Contract:  Casual


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The Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) has vacancies for Mental Health Support Workers to work casual shifts in our acute inpatient wards. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work at a high level with people with serious mental health concerns.  This role is part of the 3DHB Operations Centre which covers Wellington, Porirua & Hutt Valley areas.

This is an opportunity to work flexible hours that best suit your lifestyle while developing your skills in a stimulating and supportive environment.  Hours of work are on an “as needed” basis.


  • NZQA Level 3 Certificate or Level 4 National Certificate in Mental Health (or equivalent qualification)
  • Experience working within the area of mental health, preferably in an inpatient setting. 
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with a team with a multi-disciplinary approach
  • Full and clean Drivers Licence
  • Consent to a Police Vetting Check under the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014

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.


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. Queries to


Casual, Fixed Term/Full Time, Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: MHSW17-20

Location: Hutt Valley, Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua, Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 30 August 2020