Information about employment within Te Awakairangi Health Network and current vacancies

A range of opportunities exists in the 20 practices that are part of our Network.   These include General Practitioner and Practice Nurse roles in small, medium and large teams.  All of these teams employ administration staff including receptionists, accounts staff and managers who provide frontline services and keep the businesses running smoothly.

TeAHN directly employs a team of around 50 staff including people who provide services directly to patients and support general practices within our network.

Current Vacancies

Mental Health Professionals, Te Awakairangi Health Network

  • Primary mental health roles for qualified health professional/therapists (including DAPAANZ registered practitioners)
  • Delivering brief mental health and AOD intervention
  • Hutt Valley based
  • .8 and 1 FTE positions available
  • Fixed term to 30 June 2021

Te Awakairangi Health Network (TeAHN) is a dynamic primary health organisation delivering a wide range of primary healthcare services in the Hutt Valley. A key focus is reducing barriers to health care for high needs groups including Māori, Pacific and low-income people and those 18-25yrs old.  We are committed to high quality integrated healthcare.

As a result of a new contract, our primary mental health team is looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated mental health professionals to provide brief therapy for adults and young people with mild to moderate mental illness or addictions.  If you have post-graduate training in CBT we are particularly keen to hear from you.  Experience within a mental health or addictions treatment team, confidence with kaupapa Māori tools and knowledge of primary health care will be an advantage.

You will bring excellent skills in assessment and brief therapy and be able to work with a diverse client group.  You will build strong relationships and collaborate across the health and social service sector.  A flexible, friendly and professional “can-do” attitude will be key to working effectively with clients, colleagues and our community.

We offer a competitive salary, varied clinical work and a friendly, supportive workplace.

The successful applicants will be registered health practitioners with a current practicing certificate. Only applicants with New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit for the full term of employment will be considered.

Further information, including a job description and an application for employment form, is available from [email protected] or phone (04) 566 5320 

Applications close 10.00 am Monday 27 May 2019.


Muritai Health Centre is looking for a locum for 3 months for either  5 or up to  8 sessions per week, from 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019 or longer – negotiable!   We are a small seaside practice in Eastbourne, a suburb of Lower Hutt (about 30 minutes’ drive from Wellington or take the commuter ferry 25 minutes).

You would be joining a friendly team at a Cornerstone accredited practice.  Join us and have a run in the bush clad hills or sea swim after work!

Contact Briar Bloomfield 027 678 8924  [email protected]


Our seaside Practice, located in Eastbourne, Wellington,  requires a Fulltime, Permanent GP / Locum with a View,  from mid-June 2019.   We have flexibility around sessions and hours.

Our Practice comprises  5 part time GPs , 3 part time nurses and 2 administration staff, in pleasant premises, providing high quality health care to just over 3,600 patients.   We use Medtech 32 and are working towards Health Care Home.  We are also a teaching practice for 4th year medical students.

Eastbourne is a lovely seaside village, only 30 mins drive from central Wellington. It borders the regional park with lots of easy access walking tracks. This is a lovely, safe place to raise a family or just to enjoy the lifestyle.

Please email [email protected] or phone the Practice Manager, Briar Bloomfield for further details, 04 5627606 or 0276788924.

Do you have a vacancy to fill?

Contact [email protected] or phone (04) 566 5320 if you would like to include your job vacancy information on this page.

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