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Team Coach - Registered Health Professional

We’re looking for a Registered Health Professional with clinical experience in the Mental Health and Addictions sector. You’ll be able to inspire and motivate a team through your positive, energetic and organised leadership.


We’re looking for a Team Coach who holds a current practicing certificate to join our Pathways, Tauranga Wairua respite service. You will ensure efficient and effective use of resources for the team, while fostering a nurturing and recovery focused environment, in order to ensure our service is offering the best support it can.

This role is full time, flexible 40 hours per week - Monday to Thursday 8:30- 5.00pm and Friday 9:30am- 6.00pm


At Pathways we're passionate about supporting people with experience of mental illness or addictions - we’ve been dedicated to it for 30 years. We provide community-based mental health, addiction and wellbeing services throughout New Zealand, supporting around 6000 adults and young people in communities all through New Zealand each year to live well in the communities of their choice.

The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Service and Relationship Manager and leading a team of 7 Support Workers at one of our respite 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.


We are interested to hear from experienced leaders who have a current NZ registration as a health professional (OT, RN, Social Worker). You will have the ability to support and inspire a team, as well as demonstrated the ability to work well with other services such as DHBs, PHOs, and the wider community and social sector.

  • You’re a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas.
  • You are an energiser and motivator with enthusiasm and a can-do approach.
  • You’re a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to your team and the people who use our services.

The Benefits

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Additional to this, in this role, you can look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm!

Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.

Closing date: Monday 15th March 2021. Please note, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Position Description:

Contact: Hester Hattingh, Service and Relationship Manager, 027 251 4083

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 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.