10 May 2022

Full-Time Team Coach Clinician

Real  Wanganui, Manawatu / Wanganui $69,109 - $85,000

Job Description

  • Lead a new youth primary mental health and addiction service in Whanganui
  • Develop your professional career and provide clinical support to taiohi (Youth)
  • Enjoy extra annual leave, income protection and subsides holiday programme

We are looking for a Registered health clinician – Psychologist, Social Worker, Nurse, or Occupational Therapist to lead and inspire a team.

Real – About us | Mō mātou

Pathways Whanganui is launching a new youth service under its youth brand, Real. The new service is called Whetū Marewa (Rising Star) and the aim of this service is to build the confidence, resilience, and wellbeing of taiohi with mental health and addiction related issues by enabling access to a range of supported interventions. We believe in the importance of community, connection and relationships – and in the ability of young people to shape their own futures.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Extra annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • Subsidies for school holiday childcare
  • Ongoing training and support in your role and career
  • Subsides for school holiday programme
  • Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
  • Be part of a supportive team where work life balance is encouraged
  • Give back to the community

About the role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

We are looking for a Team Coach to lead our new REAL Youth Primary mental health and addictions service in Whanganui. This role will report to Service and Relationship Manager, who will provide support, coaching and region-wide leadership.

This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm, with afterhours on call on a rotational basis, and is based in Whanganui.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry a caseload of young people Leading a team of 1 clinician and 2 youth workers.
  • Provide coaching to team members and inspire each team member to exceed their personal best and to deliver exceptional service
  • Oversee the contract and ensure the coordination and wellbeing needs of taiohi and stakeholders are met.
  • Close collaboration with various stakeholders in the youth sector within Whanganui such as the DHB, schools, the larger community, and the social sector.
  • Supporting taiohi (12-24 years) with mild and moderate mental health and addiction concerns

You | Mōu

We are interested to hear from candidates who have a current health registration (Occupational Therapist, Nurse or Social Worker)

  • You’ll come with a leadership experience and great at building team culture.
  • You have ability to cope under pressure and use own initiative when required in a flexible and changing environment
  • A HPCAA recognised qualification and current practicing certificate
  • A current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one.
  • A full clean NZ driver’s license.
  • Demonstrated experience working with young people with complex mental health and addiction needs.

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: Tuesday, 7th June 2022 Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position Description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Real-Team-Coach.pdf

Contact: Kerry Debrah, Service and Relationship Manager on [email protected] for any further questions.

Real is supported by Pathways Health Limited, part of the Wise Group. Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke-free environment. Find out more about Real at www.real.org.nz

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 as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to their information.

All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the 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 process.


Job Category: Children, Youth and Family Services. Job Type: Full-Time.
Closes June 7, 2022

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