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Primary Wellbeing Team Coach

  • Full time role, working Monday to Friday, based in Wairarapa
  • Are you a registered health professional (nurse, OT or social worker)?
  • Lead a team growing service provision in Primary Care and our Youth service

You will have a passion for developing services, growing teams, getting results, and building lasting relationships within the local community.

Summary | Whakarāpopototanga

We’re looking for a team coach to lead our two small but passionate teams providing services for both youth and adults.

You will have a passion for developing services, growing teams, getting results, and building lasting relationships within the local community.

This is your chance to make a real impact in the lives of the people we support!

The role

This is a full-time role working Monday to Friday, from 8.30am – 5.00pm, based in Wairarapa.

This role will report to the regional service and relationship manager. Your teams will have a different focus but be strong in shared values.

Real represents our community-based team of registered health professionals and youth workers who deliver programmes within schools and one-to-one therapy with a strong focus on mental health and addictions, prevention intervention and treatment.

Within our Access and Choice team we have two community support workers integrated with local GP practices working directly with a health improvement practitioner (HIP) and a health coach to facilitate access to a range of health and community support based on person’s need.

The primary wellbeing team coach will develop meaningful and collaborative relationships with stakeholders to support the teams in their mahi. They will also help their team members to achieve their personal best by facilitating regular coaching sessions.

You | Koe

We want to hear from experienced leaders who can support and inspire a team!

As well as having great leadership and people skills, you’ll also have demonstrated the ability to work well with DHBs, PHOs, the wider community and social sector.

You will be a flexible and dynamic thinker who is interested in new ways of working in partnership.

In this role you will be working with GP practices in the Wairarapa including South Wairarapa. Ideally, you’ll have existing and strong GP connections in this location.

You will need to hold a current New Zealand registration in a relevant health field (such as nursing, social work or an occupational therapy).

You will also:

  • have a current full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • have a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent or be currently studying towards this qualification or a recognised equivalent
  • take a holistic approach to wellbeing
  • have great communication skills that can build relationships quickly with new colleagues and people needing support
  • have proven experience in mental health
  • have clinical leadership skills and experience

The Covid-19 Public Health (Vaccination) Order requires the full vaccination of anyone conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector, or who does not necessarily provide a health service but works in a role that requires frequent contact/engagement with those who do. Therefore all workers within the Wise Group are required by the Order to be vaccinated.

The benefits | Āwhina

In this role you can look forward to extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its purpose.

Be part of a supportive work environment where professional development is encouraged through training and ‘on the job’ experience, people are valued and new solutions are the norm!

Applications close | Kaitono kati: 1st December 2021. Please note, this job may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Position description |:

Contact | Whakapā: Jenna Jeffcoat, Service and Relationship manager on 027 557 0137, if you have any further questions.

Real is supported by Pathways Health Limited, part of the Wise Group. Pathways are committed to healthy lifestyles and actively support a smoke-free environment.

**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.