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Team Coach - Clinical

  • Extra annual leave & school holiday programme subsidy
  • Permanent, full-time role, Monday-Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm
  • Lead a team supporting youth to foster positive relationships and build their own future

Tihei mauri ora. Inspire and lead our youth focused team in the Waikato.

Mō mātou | About us

We have an existing, friendly, and highly motivated whānau team already based in Hamilton. You will have access to a centrally located office, with outreach work in the Hamilton community and neighboring towns. You will join a team of well-connected and experienced people that you will have regular contact with. We have Real services across New Zealand from Auckland to Christchurch and are the youth brand of Pathways. Find out more about Real at

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The Whetu Marewa (Rising Star) service aims to build the confidence, resilience & wellbeing of taiohi (young people) with mental health and addiction related issues by enabling access to a range of supported interventions. Whetu Marewa provides mobile support in a community out-reach approach by offering a Clinician-led school and community-based clinics.

As Team Coach you’ll align with our tikanga (principles) and kawa (practice) and lead the Whetu Marewa - Primary Mental Health and Oranga Tamariki Youth Justice services and the team of Youth Workers who monitor the bail conditions of Youth Justice taiohi.

You’ll also be part of the local leadership team, attend regular meetings and Team Coach trainings.

This role is a full-time, permanent role, working Monday- Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm, in Hamilton East. You’ll also be part of the rostered after-hours service on a rotating basis.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Subsidies for school holiday programmes
  • Extra annual leave after 12 months employment
  • Income protection
  • Discounts on eye examinations, glasses and other offers available to you and your family members at Specsavers Optometrists nationwide
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
  • And EAP services

Mōu | You

This is a clinical role, so you’ll have a current NZ registration as nurse (able to work in mental health), occupational therapist, social worker or psychologist, with previous experience of proven work with taiohi and their whanau.

  • a current full NZ driver’s licence
  • an understanding of local community issues and of tikanga Māori
  • ability to develop and maintain internal and external key relationships
  • uphold the integrity and mana of both the taiohi and kaupapa
  • the ability to work independently and innovatively to engage young people/taiohi and whanau.
  • an inspiring and enthusiastic outlook on life.

As a tangata Tiriti organisation, Māori are strongly encouraged to apply for this role. Pacifica, and people with lived experience are also encouraged to apply for this role.

Real beliefs • Ngaa uara a Real

  • I am valued • E kaingaakautia mai ana ahau.
  • I am accepted • E tautokona mai ana ahau
  • I am cared about • E arohaina mai ana ahau
  • I have a voice • E whai reo ana ahau
  • I have opportunities to succeed • He pae tawhiti ooku hei whai kia tata mai
  • I am being heard • E rangona mai ana ahau
  • I am healthy and well • E pakari ana taku hauora
  • I am contributing • E whai rourou ana ahau
  • I am thriving • E ora rawa atu ana ahau

Rā Katinga | Applications close: 4th May 2022. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Korero with Renee Newton, Service and Relationship Manager, 027 444 2983

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.

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

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.