Pathway Coordinator

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Location: Wellington Region

Contract: Permanent, Part Time (32 hours per week)

Salary: As per Allied Health MECA


The Child Development Service is looking to appoint a qualified Allied Health professional into the position of Pathway Coordinator. We are looking for a person with strong clinical knowledge and skills, with experience within a child development service highly desirable. 

This is a part time (0.8FTE / 32 hours per week) position, based at the Puketiro Centre, but the applicant would need to be available to work on all Child Development sites across the region (Wellington to Kapiti). 

The Child Development Service is a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessment and intervention for children with (or at risk of) an intellectual, sensory or physical disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. We use a holistic approach to enable children with disabilities to reach their maximum potential within their families and extended environment. 

The Pathway Coordinator oversees and coordinates the clinical pathway of referrals to the Child Development Service by collating and triaging referral information and ensuring referrals are appropriately managed within the team. This role holds a primary health/education/community liaison function and has a strong in-put into service development and planning initiatives. Team work and working collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals is essential. 


  • Refer to Role Description


  • Current professional health qualification and practising certificate 


    Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 5,100 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. 

    Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

    CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

    CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.


    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. 

    Applications close on 22 September 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number (AH143-19) and job title in the subject line.

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    By joining together we will succeed

    Permanent/Part Time

    Job no: AH143-19

    Location: Wellington Community, Wellington Hospital

    Closing Date: Sunday, 22 September 2019