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Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator

Job posted: 06/09/2022
Job closes: 06/10/2022

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Pathways | Mō mātou

Pathways is a leading national provider of community-based mental health, addiction and wellbeing services in Aotearoa. We’re all about transforming mental health and addictions through our Pathways (adult) and Real (youth) services. In fact, we’ve been doing it for 30 years, supporting around 6,000 people each year. 

Job Description

  • Permanent, full-time position – Based in Hamilton East
  • Extra annual leave + onsite parking + Inclusive Work Culture
  • Grow your career at one of New Zealand’s largest mental health providers

We’re looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist with a current New Zealand registration to join us.

What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
  • Extra annual leave after 12 months employment.
  • Income Protection Insurance.
  • Subsidies for school holiday childcare’s programmes.
  • EAP support services.
  • 1:1 ongoing coaching.
  • Discount at Specsavers for you and your whānau (family) members.
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
  • A great team around you every day, working in an organisation that believes in its purpose 
The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

Reporting to the Team Coach this role will assist people in Pathways’ services to reach and maintain optimum wellness by providing effective support as well as education and clinical expertise and advice to Pathways employees and people using our services.  This role will be based out of the Pathways Grey Street Residential whare (place).

This is a full-time permanent role, working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm per week.

You | Mōu
  • A current full New Zealand driver’s licence. 
  • A current New Zealand first aid certificate or be prepared to obtain one. 
  • Hold either the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (or a recognised equivalent) or be willing commence study towards this qualification within six months of starting with us. We offer our staff significant support to complete this study.
  • Experience in working with young people and an understanding of trauma-informed care. 
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Māori and Pasifika are strongly encouraged to apply for this role. We also encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 6 October 2022.  Please note, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found 

Position Description:

Contact | Whakapā:  Ross Laidlaw, Team Coach on 07 857 1203

For further information, visit our website 

All new appointees 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. 

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 our employees are vaccinated and boosted as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to this information

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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