All of our job vacancies are listed below or if we have no current or suitable vacancies, you can still express interest in working with us.

We are always looking for people, especially part time and casual (as and when required with no fixed hours) support workers to join our team.  Please just put reference V050 in the job reference section of the application form.

Minimum starting rate for a support worker is $19.80 per hour with higher rates paid for Careerforce recognised industry qualifications.

 

To be considered for a role with Pact you must have: 

  • good computer skills

  • a full driver licence, and

  • if you are an international applicant, you must have a current work visa, valid for at least 12 months

  • be available in the relevant region for an interview if you are shortlisted


Please note no hand written copies will be accepted, we now only accept electronic copies of our application form. If we wish for further information such as a CV and cover letter we will request this by emailing you.


OTAGO


 

SOUTHLAND

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - MENTAL HEALTH

Pact is currently looking for a part time (72 hours per fortnight) fixed term Community Support Worker for our adult mental health residential service.  

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our Mental Health Service in Invercargill supporting clients with complex needs.

You will be someone who inspires, encourages, is a role model, demonstrates resilience, integrity and professionalism plus have excellent interpersonal skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and who doesn’t stand in judgement of people.

Your role will include supporting clients to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily house tasks to help them achieve maximum independence and work towards goal achievement.

Experience in working in mental health in a residential setting is preferable.

A level 4 or other relevant qualification in mental health is desirable but not essential. Otherwise, there is an expectation that you will be willing to start working towards obtaining a level 4 mental health qualification after your first year of employment.

We operate 24/7 service hours of work, which will include day, evening, weekend, and awake night shifts.  

At present, the vacancy is for part time work (72 hours per fortnight). This role is to cover ACC leave and it is expected this role will last 3 months dependent on the incumbent’s ability to return to work.

 

·         A full driver’s licence and computer skills are essential.

·         If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months.

·         You must be available to attend an interview in Invercargill

 

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V043 before 9.00am, Friday, 31 May 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further. 


CENTRAL REGION



 COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - MENTAL HEALTH

Pact is currently looking for a full time (80 hours per fortnight) Community Support Worker to work in our mental health and addiction service in the Lower Hutt area.

 

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to join our Adult Crisis Respite Mental Health Service supporting clients with complex needs.

You will be someone who inspires, encourages, is a role model, demonstrates resilience, integrity and professionalism plus have excellent interpersonal skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and who doesn’t stand in judgement of people.

Your role will include supporting clients to make the right choices, participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily house tasks to help them achieve maximum independence and work towards goal achievement.

Experience in working in mental health in a residential setting is preferable.

We operate 24/7 service hours of work, which will include day, evening, weekend, and awake night shifts.  

 

At present, the vacancy is for full time work (80 hours per fortnight) including awake shifts.

 

·         A full driver’s licence and computer skills are essential.

·         If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months.

·         You must be available to attend an interview in Lower Hutt

 

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V040 before 9.00am, Friday, 24 May 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further. 

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN (UPPER hUTT)

RIMUTAKA AND AROHATA PRISONS

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, PSYCHOTHERAPIST, OT OR PSYCHIATRIC NURSE

  • Role based at Rimutaka and Arohata Prisons, Upper Hutt

  • Competitive, market-based remuneration package

  • Challenging and rewarding role, with a service development component

 

Pact is a major provider of community-based mental health services across Southland, Otago, West Coast and the Lower North Island. We are seeking an experienced health professional with a solid track record to deliver the Improving Mental Health Service within prison sites. 

As a champion of the service, you will provide clinical mental health assessments, planning and treatment to offenders who experience a mental illness. In this role you will deliver mental health training workshops for the corrections health teams and wider workforce. 

This full-time position is for a fixed term period expiring on 29 February 2020. However, prior to this date our service contract will be reviewed for consideration of a further extension or to be made permanent.

In order to apply you must be a registered health professional with a current practicing certificate and competent experience in mental health assessment, treatment and therapy. 

The position offers the opportunity to develop the role within the prison health team as well as developing the service region-wide, with strong organisational and clinical support from your employer.

 

For more role specific information, contact David Bradley, General Manager

on (04) 560 5423

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V041 before 9.00am, Friday, 31 May 2019. 

We greatly appreciate the time and effort taken to submit your individual application. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN (PALMERSTON NORTH)

COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS SITE

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, PSYCHOTHERAPIST, OT OR PSYCHIATRIC NURSE

  • Role based at Community Corrections Site, Palmerston North

  • Competitive, market-based remuneration package

  • Challenging and rewarding role, with a service development component

 

Pact is a major provider of community-based mental health services across Southland, Otago, West Coast and the Lower North Island. We are seeking an experienced health professional with a solid track record to deliver the Improving Mental Health Service within prison sites. 

As a champion of the service, you will provide clinical mental health assessments, planning and treatment to offenders who experience a mental illness. In this role you will deliver mental health training workshops for the corrections health teams and wider workforce. 

This full-time position is for a fixed term period expiring on 29 February 2020. However, prior to this date our service contract will be reviewed for consideration of a further extension or to be made permanent.

In order to apply you must be a registered health professional with a current practicing certificate and competent experience in mental health assessment, treatment and therapy. 

The position offers the opportunity to develop the role within the prison health team as well as developing the service region-wide, with strong organisational and clinical support from your employer.

For more role specific information, contact David Bradley, General Manager

on (04) 560 5423

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V042 before 9.00am, Friday, 31 May 2019. 

We greatly appreciate the time and effort taken to submit your individual application. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

Pact is currently looking for a full-time (80hrs per fortnight) Community Support Worker to work in our Intellectual Disability residential service in the Upper Hutt area.

Pact is looking for an enthusiastic energetic support worker to work alongside people with an intellectual disability, who will inspire, encourage, be a role model, plus have excellent interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Your role will include supporting clients to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily house tasks to help them achieve maximum independence and assistance with personal hygiene.

As we operate 24/7, hours of work will include day, evening, weekend, awake and sleepover shifts.

 

•          A full driver’s licence and computer skills are essential

•          If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months

•          Available for an interview in Lower Hutt if successfully shortlisted

 

Please download an application form from below (quoting job reference V038) before 9am Friday, 31 May 2019.  

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.


WEST COAST

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - CHILD AND YOUTH

If you want to make a difference in the lives of young people and their families and whanau experiencing mental distress or substance use issues then this is the role for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic, community minded and compassionate people to join Pact Child and Youth Service. We work with young people who have mental health or AOD concerns by providing holistic treatment pathways and support. You will assist clients in achieving their personal goals by developing effective comprehensive assessments, providing individual support to young people, or their parents/caregivers and whanau.

The successful applicant will have previous professional experience in the mental health or AOD field and a relevant qualification. Experience of working with child and youth clients will be an advantage.

This is a full time (80 hours per fortnight) position. 

  • A full driver's licence and computer skills are essential.

  • If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months

  • Must be available for an interview in Greymouth

  • Be willing to travel

  • The successful candidate will be assigned a company vehicle, in addition to a work iPad and cell phone.

 

Please download an application form from below quoting job reference V045 before 9.00am, Friday, 31 May 2019. 

We greatly appreciate the time and effort taken to submit your individual application. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

Pact is currently looking for a Part Time (58 hours per fortnight) Community Support Worker to work in our Intellectual Disability Residential Service in Hokitika

 

Pact is looking for an enthusiastic energetic person to work alongside clients with an intellectual disability, who will inspire, encourage and role model, plus have excellent interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Your role will include supporting the clients in the service to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily house tasks to help them achieve maximum independence and assistance with personal hygiene such as conducting personal cares.

If you are understanding, flexible and sensitive to the needs of others and able to empower young people to be heard in spite of their disability, then this could be a job for you.

As we operate 24/7 hours of work will include day, evening, weekend and sleepover/awake shifts.

 

At present the hours of work are:

 Monday: 7.00am – 3.00pm

Friday and Saturday: 3.00pm – 9.30pm

Sunday: 7.00am – 3.00pm

 

·         A full driver’s licence and computer skills are essential.

·         If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months.

·         Be available for an interview in Hokitika

 

Please download an application form from below quoting job reference V044 before 9.00am, Friday 31 May 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.

 

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY & MENTAL HEALTH (CASUALS)

Pact is currently looking for Casual Community Support Workers to work in Greymouth and Hokitika in our Intellectual Disability, Mental Health and Addictions Residential Services.

 

Pact is looking for enthusiastic, energetic people to work alongside individuals with intellectual disabilities, people recovering from mental illness or those struggling with substance abuse who will inspire, encourage, be a role model, plus have excellent interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Your role will include supporting clients to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily house tasks to help them achieve maximum independence and assistance with personal hygiene.

As we operate 24/7 hours of work will include day, evening, weekend and sleepover/awake shifts

 

·         A full driver’s licence and computer skills are essential.

·         If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months.

·         Must be available for an interview in either Greymouth or Hokitika

 

Please download an application form from below quoting job reference V033 before 9.00am, Friday, 31 May 2019.  

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.