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Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) - Positions Vacant

Masterton, New Zealand

Reference: 5408636

Thank you for your interest in joining our high performing team of mental health professionals.

The hospital and health services of the DHBs provide a range of services, one such group of services includes Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability (MHAID) Service. The Service has over 1400 employees and annual revenue of $150m.

Our staff are the key to our success in delivering quality services for our clients, and a career in MHAIDS is unique, rewarding and one that allows you to transform lives.

MHAID spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHBs and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAID services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region - greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include regional forensic and rehabilitation services covering the Central region while the intellectual disability services extend the length and breadth of the country from five bases located in Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

The core business of the Service is the provision of quality specialist services, integrated with primary and secondary providers in the communities we serve.

The Service is committed to the underlying principles of:

  • The New Zealand Disability Strategy: Making a World of Difference - Whakanui Oranga.
  • Te Tahuhu and the Mental Health Blueprint for Mental Health Services in New Zealand to guide and direct service design, delivery, development, and review.
  • Intellectual Disability High and Complex Framework.
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Management and delivery of clinical services across the Service is underpinned by consultation, advice, and support from a range of cultural, consumer, and family advisors, and business, quality and organisational development personnel.

If you are interested in joining the MHAIDS team, in addition to any roles advertised on the Wairarapa DHB website, please view our other career opportunities via the link to the Health ProfessionalNZ website:


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