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Location: Wellington 

Service: Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) 

Contract: Part Time, 32 hours per week, Permanent position

Salary: As per the MECA


This is an exciting opportunity to join our multidisciplinary Wellington Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). 

We are a passionate and enthusiastic team with a commitment to providing assessment and intervention services to infants, children and young people alongside their whanau/ family with moderate to severe mental health concerns. We have a diverse population and co work alongside other teams.  We are dedicated as a team to improving access for young people of all ages and working together with families; to achieve this we operate within a Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA). 

We value a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, valuing peoples experience and ideas, caring and connecting together, integrity and respect across all disciplines. 

We are seeking a registered mental health clinician who has a passion and interest for working with infant children and young people. An interest or experience in group work, family therapy, trauma or sensory modulation skills would be highly valued. Training will be supported.


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 
  • Group work
  • Multi-disciplinary team working
  • Community liaison
  • Discipline specific skills 


  • This role is open to a Registered Mental Health Professional: Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Family Therapist, Psychotherapist, Mental Health Nurse, who has skills and expertise in working with children, adolescents and their families, bi-cultural and multi-cultural work practices, and community liaison.
  • The ideal applicant will have experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector and a proven ability of working within a multi-disciplinary team. 
  • You will hold a professional qualification and registration with the relevant professional body and a current annual practicing certificate.
  • An interest or experience in group work, family therapy, trauma or sensory modulation skills would be valued.


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 Organisations, 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 


Click on the link below to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email  and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH234-21) in the subject line.

If you have questions about working in the Wellington CAMHS Team please contact Andrea Broadhurst Acting Team Leader on  

Applications close on 17 October 2021. 

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Interested?  For a copy of the role description and to apply, follow this link: