Community Mental Health Professional | Westport


  • Permanent position based in Westport.  
  • NZ Registered Health professional with a Mental Health Scope of Practice & current Annual Practicing Certificate. 
  • Ideally 2 years experience within specialist mental health

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Undertakes all components of case management, including: comprehensive assessment, risk assessment and management, recovery, and treatment planning
  • Provides client-centred care, utilising evidence-based treatment strategies including, where appropriate, talking therapies

We are looking for a Registered Health professional with either a Nursing or Allied Health background, who has the clinical skills required to assist people with current or ongoing mental health problems and to maintain their place in the community.  This role will be working within the community and within our integrated model of care.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Excellent assessment and communication skills
  • Flexibility to work autonomously as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding and application of the principles of the treaty of Waitangi, with a culturally safe and appropriate approach to practice
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • A strong understanding of Māori health inequity and Māori population need
  • Understanding of contemporary approaches to mental health and wellbeing

We have a variety of roles that can accommodate a range of experience in the field of mental health

Mō mātou – About us 

From July 2022 the West Coast DHB transitioned across to Health New Zealand- Te Whatu Ora. This is a great opportunity to make a difference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector. 

Te Tai o Poutini West Coast are proud of how we do things around here. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one. 

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people to become part of our team. 

Ngā hua – Benefits 

Being part of the Te Tai o Poutini West Coast, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development. 

Tono ināianei – Apply Now 

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website complete an application. 

Enquiries: Kerri McCarthy – Recruitment Specialist – 


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Permanent, Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2130924R

Location: South Westland, West Coast, Buller and Northern Areas, Greymouth, Hokitika, Reefton

Closing Date: Apply Now