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Clinician / Haumanu (CAMHS / Te Whare Mārie)

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika

Location: Wellington Region, based in Porirua

Service: Te Whare Mārie Specialist Māori Mental Health

Contract: Permanent, Full time

Salary: As per MECA and determined by discipline and experience

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are seeking a registered Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist or Registered Nurse to join our whānau. Applicants must hold a current APC. An understanding of Tikanga is an advantage but not essential as your willingness to grow in understanding of Te Ao Māori is a must. You can be assured you will be warmly supported in both your clinical and cultural development.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, passionate about quality mental health care for tamariki, rangatahi and whanau. We work as a supportive and friendly tem. Opportunities to grow in clinical practice and confidence in working with Māori frameworks are actively encouraged. Our values of manaakitanga, kotahitanga and rangatiratanga guide our style of working together to pursue clinical and cultural excellence. We believe that having fun and caring for one another is essential to our mahi. We strive to meet the needs of tangata motuhake by providing holistic services that respect, value and include whānau beliefs, customs, language and culture.

Moū – About you

You must have experience or working therapeutically with children and adolescents and have appropriate mental health assessment skills. Experience working within CAMHS or YSS setting is preferable.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including 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.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH105-22) in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed