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Team Coach

  • Full-time position available for a recovery focused and experienced leader
  • Based in Thames, Monday- Friday
  • Do you love inspiring people and bringing out the best in a team?

Lead a caring and skilled team and provide innovative support to people experiencing mental health and addiction issues.


We are seeking an experienced leader with exceptional organisational skills, emotional intelligence and resourcefulness to lead our team.

As our Team Coach you will have experience and passion for working in mental health, including leadership. You will ensure the efficient and effective use of resources for the team while fostering innovation and improvement in order to ensure our service is the best it can be.

This is a full-time role, Monday – Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm based in Thames.

As a Team Coach, you will be part of the local leadership team, attend regular meetings and Team Coach trainings. You will also be part of the rostered after-hours service on a rotating basis.


Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.

The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Service and Relationship Manager and leading a team of Support Workers in our Mobile Support Service.


You’ll be an experienced leader who has proven your ability to coordinate, inspire, and bring out the best in your team. You’ll have demonstrated the ability to work well with other services such as DHBs, PHOs, and the wider community and social sector.

We are looking for a strategic thinker, who is confident using data to inform decisions, has great computer literacy and experience with report writing.

Our ideal candidate:

  • A Registered Health Professional with a current practising certificate (Nurse/Occupational Therapist/ Social Worker) – preferred, but not required. Alternatively you will hold the NZ level 4 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, or a recognised equivalent.
  • Leadership experience with excellent interpersonal, skills, problem-solving abilities and the ability to challenge, inspire, influence, and coach your team.
  • Ability to work well with other services such as DHBs, PHOs, and the wider community and social sector.
  • Strong commitment to a recovery focused framework
  • Ability to develop and sustain working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Knowledge and understanding of Te Ao Māori

The Benefits

Here at Pathways 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. Pathways is a supportive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm!

Closing date: Sunday 18 April 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position description:

Contact: Marg Boland, Service and Relationship Manager, 027 368 6640

For further information, visit our website

Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.

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