Registered Health Professional - Wellington

on 5 August

Pathways 1

  • Unique opportunity for Registered Clinician with experience in mental health and addictions
  • Choose from four full time roles available in Wellington
  • Enjoy flexible hours and extra annual leave,

We are looking for a Registered health clinician - Psychologist, Social Worker, Nurse, or Occupational Therapist to join our team.

Pathways | Mō mātou
We're passionate about supporting people with experience of mental illness or addictions - we’ve been dedicated to it for 30 years. Our staff are our greatest asset and one of our top priorities is to recruit an incredible local team of people who are as passionate as we are about supporting people to live well in the Wellington region.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Extra week of annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • Subsidies for school holiday programmes
  • Ongoing training and support in your role and career
  • Income protection
  • Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers


The Role | | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi We are looking for Registered Clinicians to join our unique services in Wellington, which provide an alternative care option to traditional hospital settings for people in mental distress.

Crisis Respite: Short-term supports in a homelike environment caring for up to six guests participating in a therapeutic programme. You will triage and liaise with clinicians, facilitate education sessions and work alongside support workers to provide optimal care.

Primary wellbeing team: Promotes healthy lifestyles and provides health education and training. You will take a holistic approach, offer your clinical expertise and provide education on a variety of issues while working alongside NGO providers and tāngata whai ora. You love facilitating groups and working one-on-one to provide short, episodic care linked to an individual’s care plan.

Tātai Hono (Acute Alternative Day service): Intensive short-term support with the aim being able to provide an alternative to hospital admission, or earlier transition from hospital to home. You will work closely with clinical services to triage referrals, offer your clinical expertise and provide education in a day space by facilitating groups and working one-on-one with guests, alongside support workers, to provide optimal care.

Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi We have four permanent, full-time positions. Work hours are flexible.

Role 1:
Working with the Mobile Primary Wellbeing Service, Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00 pm.

Role 2:
Working at Crisis Respite, Tuesday to Saturday, 8.30am – 5:00pm or Sunday to Thursday, 8.30am – 5:00pm

Roles 3 & 4:
Working at the Alternative Day space, Sunday to Thursday OR Tuesday to Saturday, 8.30 am- 5.00pm.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support our tāngata whai ora in their recovery by using the strength of whānau and community.
  • Use your clinical lens to inform therapeutic programmes.
  • Provide expert clinical guidance to ensure all health care needs are addressed.
  • Provide input around assessment and treatment plans in our 24/7 services.
  • Liaise with relevant organisations and support our team to care for guests. 

You will report to the Team Coach who supports and leads the team to provide excellent care to our community.

About You | Mōu

You’re a Registered Clinician with a passion for helping people live well. Along with your clinical expertise you’ll need to have:

  • A full clean NZ driver’s license
  • Dedication to the principles of trauma informed care
  • A passion for supporting those in need
  • Ideally, experience in mental health – but this is not required.


Closing date | Rā Katinga: 4th September 2022. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

Position Description:

Contact: Please contact Arnie Martinez, Service and Relationship Manager on 027 404 4328 if you have any further questions.

For further information, visit our website 


The Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires staff working in health-related services to be fully vaccinated (this includes any subsequent boosters). As a provider we are responsible for ensuring all of our employees are vaccinated and boosted as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to this information

All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment.  

Pathways are committed to healthy lifestyles and actively support a smoke-free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.


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