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Mental Health Professional / Kaimahi Ngaio Hauora Hinengaro (Porirua CAMHS)

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Porirua

Service: Porirua Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) team

Contract: 1.0 FTE, Permanent position


Are you looking for a functional, dedicated and amazing multi-disciplinary team? Then the Porirua Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) team, is the team for you.

We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with a passion for providing specialist assessment and treatment to infants, children, young people and their families when there is a mental health concern. We are dedicated to improving access for children and young people and working together with families; to achieve this we operate within a Choice and Partnership Approach. You will fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines.


We are seeking a Registered Mental Health Professional who can bring a variety of skills and expertise including, assessment and treatment of infants, children, young people and their families, risk assessment and management, multi-disciplinary team working, community liaison and discipline specific skills.


  • This role is open to a registered health professional who has skills and expertise in working with children/adolescents and their families, bi-cultural and multi-cultural work practices, multi-disciplinary team working, and community liaison
  • Experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector and a proven ability of working with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Professional qualification and registration with the relevant professional registration body. A current annual practicing certificate is required


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) 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.


All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Applications will not be accepted via email.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number AH232-21 and job title in the subject line.

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