Occupational Therapist - Wellington CAMHS

Job Number: 
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB)
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Monday, 17 May 2021

Occupational Therapist - Wellington CAMHS

Location: Wellington

Contract: 1.0 FTE, Permanent position

Service: CAMHS Wellington (Hania Street)


About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Wellington Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) team - 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.  The team are dedicated to improving access for children and young people and working together with families; to achieve this they operate within a Choice and Partnership Approach.  You will fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. 



  • assessment and treatment of infants, children, young people and their families
  • risk assessment and management
  • multi-disciplinary team working
  • community liaison
  • discipline specific skills


Skills & experience

  • New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • An Occupational Therapist who has skills and expertise in working with adolescents and their families and bi-cultural and multi-cultural work practice
  • Experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector
  • Experience working with a multi-disciplinary team


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 [email protected]