Registered Mental Health Social Worker - TWOM

Location: Wellington 

Contract: Permanent Full Time

Service:  Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service


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About the role

We are seeking a mental health social worker to join this dynamic & enthusiastic team at Wellington hospital. You will work amongst a multidisciplinary team to provide social work input.

About Te Whare O Matairangi (TWOM):

Te Whare O Matairangi (TWOM) provides acute and intensive inpatient services for people experiencing severe mental distress, who are too unwell to be cared for at home and who require intensive care, treatment and support. The focus here is on recovery and returning people to their home.



  • Support with housing
  • Whanau and community liaison


Skills & Experience:


  • Registered with the social workers board & a current APC
  • Ability to support service users/tangata whaiora
  • Experience in mental health


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. 


How to apply

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AHMH009-20

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020