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Care Manager - South Community Mental Health Team

Location: Level 2, 113 Adelaide Road, Mount Cook, Wellington

Contract: Permanent, full time

Service: Wellington South Community Mental Health Team

About the role

We are looking for a clinician who has a passion for working with adults with complex mental health needs. You must be able to work autonomously as well as contribute to the multi-disciplinary team. Along with a good sense of humour and flexibility, you will require excellent communication and organisational skills as they are an essential part of the day to day work.


  • Mental health assessment and planning (including risk assessment)
  • Care management of a diverse caseload
  • Participate in the MDT
  • Participate in ongoing service improvement

Skills & Experience

  • Able to work autonomously as well as contribute to the MDT
  • Creative, innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Application of best practice models of care
  • A willingness to learn and develop your practice
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and skilled in developing relationships with a variety of other professionals
  • Registered with the relevant board in New Zealand
  • You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience providing comprehensive assessments and risk management plans, formulating and articulating treatment needs and plans, and be able to coordinate and prioritise treatment needs

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 Now' button. 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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