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Waikato DHB - Integrated Recovery Service (iRS)

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Work Opportunities

Programme Areas

Mental health

Programme Type

Supported employment



Age Groups

Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

DHB clinical services

Referral Process

The service is for people who are currently utilising a Waikato Mental Health and Addictions service or Hauora Waikato service. 

For further information regarding referrals please email or phone us.


iRS provides work opportunities via employment contracts in car valeting, Just Work lawn care and cleaning services. The Commercial/Residential cleaning services are provided in Ngāruawāhia, Cambridge and Hamilton. These can be offered via Residential Care Service's individual packages of care. In addition, we provide cleaning contracts to community organisations such as community halls.

Individuals with high and complex needs continue to experience low employment rates. Occupational therapists play an important role in helping individuals develop the skills and obtain the supports necessary for productive living.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:33PM on September 26, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Waikato DHB - Integrated Recovery Service (iRS).