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.

Jobs by region

Otago

SOUTHLAND

CENTRAL REGION

WEST COAST


OTAGO

SOCIAL WORKER

Pact is currently looking for a part-time (40hrs per fortnight), Social Worker in the Dunedin area.

At Pact we create opportunities for people to lead fulfilling lives in the community. It doesn't matter why anyone needs our help, we have the skills and experience to support the individual to achieve their goals, whether they are big or small. Our 400+ passionate staff, work with people recovering from mental illness or addiction or people living with intellectual disabilities.

Pact is looking for enthusiastic and energetic social worker to work alongside people recovering from mental illness.

In collaboration with the Service Coordinator, the Social Worker will be required to work alongside the Occupational Therapist, the Registered Nurse and a diverse team of support workers in order to implement a new and innovative intensive supported accommodation service model. The Social Worker will be clinically competent and will contribute and participate in the provision of a range of technical, therapeutic and direct patient care and support services for the benefit of the clients.

The role is responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues from the Southern DHB, Wellsouth, community organisations and needs assessment agencies.

In order to apply you must be a professional social worker and registered with the Social Work Registration Board within 3 months of appointment.

 

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

·          5+ years’ experience of relevant social work in a health setting is preferable

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

•        Available for an interview in Dunedin if successfully shortlisted

 

For more role specific information, contact Thomas Cardy, General Manager on

(03) 470 2220

 

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V018 before 9.00am, Friday, 15 February 2019. 

We greatly appreciate the time and effort taken to submit your individual application, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.

 

 

SOUTHLAND

CLINICAL TEAM MEMBER

We are looking for an enthusiastic energetic person to provide clinical support to people with or are recovering from mental illness. This will also involve supporting clients transiting from residential or hospital service to more independent living in the community.

In this role, you will be required to collaborate with the DHB case managers and external Mental Health professionals. Further, your role will include managing treatment plans, conducting clinical assessments of clients’ mental health status and collaborating with external stakeholders. You will also need to support clients transitioning from residential or hospital services to more independent living in the community.

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

This full-time position is for a fixed term cover for parental leave which is expected to be for 5 months. A relevant health profession qualification (OT, social worker, MH nurse) 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.

 

•          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 below, quoting job reference V012 before 9am Friday, 22 February 2019.

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.

 

CENTRAL REGION

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, OT, 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 expiring on 30/06/2019. 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 Jamie Leighton, Service Manager

on (04) 560 5431

 

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V066 before 9.00am, Friday, 22 February 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 supported accommodation services in the Upper Hutt 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, 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 V020) before 9am Friday, 22 February 2019

 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY (CASUAL)


Pact is currently looking for a Casual Community Support Worker to work in Lower and Upper Hutt in our Intellectual Disability Residential Services.

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, 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 Lower Hutt

 

Please download an application form from below quoting job reference V021 before 9.00am, Friday, 22 February 2019. 

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.


WEST COAST

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKERS

Pact is currently looking for three part time Support Workers and one casual Support Worker to work in our Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Residential Services in Hokitika

 

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

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

 

At present the roles are:

Role One: 50 hours per fortnight working across all Hokitika MH and ID services

Role Two: Casual support workers in Hokitika

Role Three: 44 hours per fortnight working in an ID residential service in Hokitika

Role Four: 65 hours per fortnight working in an ID residential service in Hokitika

 

·         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 V016 and your preference of role one, two three or four before 9.00am, Friday, 22 February 2019.