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 $20.50 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

 COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, OAMARU

Pact is currently looking for a Part Time (40 hours per fortnight) Community Support Worker to work in our residential intellectual disability service in the Oamaru area

 

Pact is looking for an enthusiastic energetic person 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, sleepover and weekend shifts.

At present, the vacant shifts are in the afternoon from Friday - Tuesday.

Further, there will be an opportunity to pick up extra hours as and when required.

 

•          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 Oamaru if successfully shortlisted

 

Please download an application form below (quoting job reference V062) before 9.00am on Friday, 23 August 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY & MENTAL HEALTH, OAMARU

Pact is currently looking for a Part Time (42 hours per fortnight) Permanent Flexible Community Support Worker to work across our Oamaru Intellectual Disability Residential and Mental Health Community services.

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.

This role requires flexibility, which will involve working across Pact’s Intellectual Disability Residential and Mental Health Community Services.

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.

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 Oamaru

 

Please download an application form from below quoting reference V061 before 9.00am, Friday, 23 August 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY, DUNEDIN

Pact is currently looking for one full-time (80hrs per fortnight) and one part time (60 hours per fortnight) awake night shift Community Support Worker to work in our Intellectual Disability residential service in the Dunedin 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, the hours of work are full time awake night shifts, including weekends.

 

The full time role will be working four 10 hour awake night shifts per week.

The part time role will be working three 10 hour awake night shifts per week.

 

•          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 Dunedin if successfully shortlisted

  

Please download an application form from below quoting job reference V054 and specify whether you are interested in the part or full time role before 9am Friday, 23 August 2019.

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.


 

SOUTHLAND

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH

If you want to make a difference in the lives of young people experiencing mental health issues then this is the role for you. 

Pact is looking for enthusiastic and energetic person to work alongside young people who experience challenges with their mental health. We are looking for a person who will inspire, encourage, be a role model for our clients and have excellent interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.

This is a mobile role and you will work with clients in their homes or in their communities. You will need to establish great connections with the client’s parents/ caregivers and whanau along with social and health agencies to support the youth towards their independence and goal achievements. This position works under the guidance of clinical case managers.

Excellent communication and networking skills and the ability to build and sustain working relationships with clients, staff and external agencies is essential. Previous professional experience in the mental health field and a relevant qualification is desirable. Experience of working with child and youth clients will be an advantage.

This is a part time (72  hours per fortnight) position to cover parental leave and it is expected this role will last 8 months dependent on the incumbent’s ability to return to work. The hours of work are Monday - Thursday from 8.30am - 5.30pm.

 

  • 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 Invercargill

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

 

If you are interested in applying please click the ‘Apply Here’ below quoting reference V060 before 9.00am, Friday, 23 August 2019.  

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

 

SERVICES MANAGER - CLINICAL AND YOUTH

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic person to manage our youth mental health services in Southland and provide clinical support to young people recovering from mental illness.

In this role, you will be required to collaborate with the DHB case managers and external Mental Health professionals. Your role will include managing Pact’s youth services in the Southland region including a residential service, community support and a day programme.

Further, you will manage treatment plans, conduct clinical assessments of clients’ mental health status and collaborate with external stakeholders. This will also involve supporting clients transitioning from residential or hospital services to more independent living in the community.

A relevant health profession qualification and clinical experience in mental health, will be essential. Further, you will be required to have knowledge of recovery concepts and models and participate in the development and implementation of any new support and service models. Previous experience in a managerial role is also desirable.

This role requires flexibility, which will involve working across Pact’s Mental Health Youth and Adult services in Invercargill. You will also be required to be part of the on-call roster.

 

•          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 available for an interview in Invercargill if successfully shortlisted

 

Please download an application form from our website, quoting job reference V059 before 9.00am Friday, 30 August 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.


CENTRAL REGION

 MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN - AROHATA PRISON

Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, OT, Psychiatric Nurse

  

  • Role based at Arohata Prison, 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, 23 August 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, 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, 23 August 2019

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

 


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