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Team Coach

  • Full time position available for a recovery focused and experienced leader
  • Based in Hamilton, 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 be drawing on your expertise from a range of treatment modalities to provide therapeutic interventions in supporting recovery to adults in residential supported accommodation.

You will be working full time, 40 hours per week, in Hamilton East.

Monday – Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm

s 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 at one of our residential supported accommodation services. This service is a community service supporting people with a lived experience of mental health and addiction. You will provide regular coaching and be focused on inspiring every member of your team to exceed their personal best in everything they do.


The ideal candidate will have leadership experience and experience working in the mental health and addictions sector. They will be competent working as a cohesive team in challenging situations and be willing to work through a Te Ao Māori lens. This will be a challenging and varied role; the service will be fast paced at times and at other times will require you to bring your initiative.

Our ideal candidate:

  • 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: Monday 10 May 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position description:

Contact: Renee Newton, Service and Relationship Manager, 027 444 2983

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.



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