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Team Coach - Nurse

  • Combine nursing qualifications + leadership skills to mental health setting
  • Increased kiwisaver + wellness days a + 5 weeks annual leave
  • Christchurch = beautiful natural environment + thriving cultural setting

About us | Mō mātou

As a leading mental health and addiction service in Aotearoa, we empower individuals to live full lives in their communities. Prioritising mental health while aiming for overall well-being, we foster strong whānau connections. Our commitment to personalised support is reflected in our 'whatever it takes' wairua and spirit.

The benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • An increased employer Kiwisaver contribution
  • Extra week of annual leave after 12 mths
  • 2 wellbeing days annually
  • HealthNow Payment Card - $250 per year to support Health and Wellbeing for you and your whanau
  • Multiple discounts through our employee discount app
  • Subsidies for school holiday assistance

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

Discover Christchurch’s thriving cultural scene with numerous art galleries, museums, and theaters, or enjoy hiking, and exploring the beautiful natural landscapes around the region.

You’ll be a registered nurse with frontline management experience. You’ll manage our Hillier Place service, a homelike environment that provides 24/7 crisis respite care to up to five adults at any one time who are experiencing mental health distress which prevents them from being able to remain in their home environment. This setting provides short term crisis respite support, working alongside clinical teams and GPs. The Team Coach for this service ideally needs to have excellent risk assessment skills, knowledge of mental health diagnoses and corresponding treatment options, strong relationship skills with our stakeholders, and the ability to provide leadership and management of our dedicated kaimahi.

As the team coach you will also support and coach a team of support workers as they do their mahi working alongside guests, and use your clinical expertise to guide best practice. You’ll inspire every member of your team to exceed their personal best and to be an active team contributor.

You’ll also:

  • Be part of a leadership team, attend regular meetings and Team Coach professional development session
  • Contribute to a National rostered after-hours service on a rotating basis.

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

You | Mōu

The ideal candidate will be a registered nurse with a current NZ registration who has experience working in the mental health sector, ideally with management and leadership knowledge.

You will have;

  • Experience in working with and an understanding of trauma-informed care.
  • Registered Nurse
  • A current full New Zealand driver’s licence.
  • A current New Zealand first aid certificate or be prepared to obtain one.
  • Ideally, you’ll have knowledge of the Canterbury Health and Social Services sectors
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 29 June 2024. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

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Contact | Korero: Franziska Kerdemelidis, Service and Relationship Manager on 027 255 9429 for any questions.

For further information, visit our website

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