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Kaitautoko/kaiawhina - Te Whare Marie

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Location: Porirua, Wellington

Contract: Permanent, part time/ 32 Hours/week

Service: Te Whare Marie, Specialist Maori Mental Health, Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service


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 Māori 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. You will be part of a progressive, innovative and creative whanau/ team implementing and participating in the future development for Māori Mental Health Services.

The Kaitautoko/Kaiawhina will be passionate about the provision of Specialist Māori Mental Health Services and importantly you will have proven ability in, and be able to demonstrate understanding in the provision of mental health services to whānau.


  • Minimum of level 4 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (social and community services) (mental health addiction and support)
  • Able to adapt communication to different client needs/styles
  • Results focussed and committed to making a difference
  • Open to extending your knowledge both clinically and culturally


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.


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