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Team Coach- Registered Health Professional

  • Are you a recovery focused, Registered Health Professional (Social Worker, Nurse, or Occupational Therapist) with leadership experience?
  • Do you have knowledge and understanding of Te Ao Maori?
  • Do you love inspiring people and bringing out the best in a team?

Lead a team as a Registered Health Professional and provide support to people experiencing mental illness and/or addiction, to manage their health and social needs.


Are you…

  • A Registered Health Professional with leadership experience?
  • Experienced in Mental Health and Addictions?
  • Someone who loves inspiring a team to be their best?

We are looking for an inspirational leader to join our Pathways Whanganui Enhanced Mobile Support team, as a Team Coach - Registered Health Professional. Pathways work in the mental health sector helping people to manage their health and social needs.

This role is full time, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm based in Whanganui.

As a Team Coach, you will report to the Service and Relationship Manager. You will be the go-to person for your staff and lead a multi-disciplinary team of Support Workers and Registered Health Professionals. You will provide regular coaching and be focused on inspiring every member of your team to exceed their personal best in everything they do. You will work side by side with our clinical partners, using your clinical expertise to influence and support coordinated care plans. You will be part of the local Whanganui leadership team, attend regular meetings and Team Coach trainings. You will also be part of the rostered after-hours service on a rotating basis.

This is an Enhanced mobile service supporting people with a lived experience of mental health. The team provides an intensive recovery focused to a limited number of people. Due to the complex needs of those supported, this is a service that demands flexibility. The Team also provide a very specialised Package of Care service, supporting an individual in their own home on a daily basis.

As our Team Coach 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.

Who are we…

We’re all about transforming mental health and addictions through our Pathways services, in fact, we’ve been doing it for 30 years and each year support around 6000 people. We work to foster strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities. If you identify as a great communicator, compassionate and passionate, and have a great ability to inspire those around you, then you could be the person we’re looking for.

About you

You’ll be a Registered Health Professional with current registration as an Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Nurse and you’ll have leadership experience. Proven experience working within the mental health and/or addiction sector as well as experience working with other services such as DHBs, PHOs, and the wider community will be advantageous.

  • You’re a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas.
  • You’re energising, inspiring others with enthusiasm and a take action approach.
  • You’re a communicator, the sort of positive person who loves supporting, coaching and mentoring your team

The Benefits

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: Thursday 3 June 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position Description:

Contact: Kerry Debrah, Service and Relationship Manager, 027 225 8314

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.