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Registered Health Professional

  • Full time opportunity available for a Registered Health Professional
  • Based in Rotorua and delivering to the Lakes region
  • Do you want to support young people to build confidence, resilience & wellbeing?

Join a youth focused team, develop your professional career, and provide clinical support to young people experiencing issues related to their wellbeing.


We’re looking for a Registered Health Professional to join our Rotorua Real service. If you are passionate about supporting young people to build confidence, resilience and wellbeing and would like to work with a great team, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for a Registered Health Professional with a current registration. (psychologists, social workers, nurses, or occupational therapists).

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

This role will involve supporting young people with primary mental health issues and complex social needs and supporting them to connect with community services and take control of their own lives. You will take a leading role in implementing the Real wellbeing strategy to improve the health of young people with mental health issues. In this role you will also be working in close collaboration with the Lakes DHB.


Real Rotorua provide health and wellbeing services in the community to people aged between 12 and 20 who are experiencing issues related to their mental wellbeing. We believe in the importance of community, connection and relationships - and in the ability of young people to shape their own futures.

The Team

You’ll be working alongside a Team Coach, a team of 3 Youth Workers and 3 other Clinicians, delivering support to young people in school and community settings.


We would expect the successful applicant to have significant knowledge of and relationships with local NGO and Iwi providers and advanced skills in working collaboratively with other providers to address complex needs. We need someone who has the ability to support and inspire a team- someone who can work alongside and provide mentoring and information to Youth Workers.

You’ll be known for your caring, friendly and approachable manner and be passionate about your professional role and identity. You’ll have a non-judgmental approach to working within a diverse population. A real team player, you’ll be an excellent communicator and the sort of person who brings fun and laughter to your work environment. You’ll thrive in a supportive multi-disciplinary team environment where your skills and knowledge are valued and respected by your colleagues.

  • You’ll hold a current New Zealand full driver’s licence
  • You’ll hold a current first aid certificate
  • HPCAA recognised qualification and current practicing certificate

The Benefits

Here at Real we value our employee’s and we like to show how much we value you by offering outstanding benefits. Some of the benefits include providing extra annual leave, income protection insurance, flexible working arrangements, and subsidies for school holiday children’s programmes. Real is a supportive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!

Closing Date: Thursday 1st April 2021. Please note, this advert may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Position Description:

Contact: Erin Wynn, Team Coach on 027 200 1888

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

**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.