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 - CORRECTIONS

Pact is currently looking for two Full-time Support Workers for our residential service supporting offenders in the Dunedin area.

 

We are  looking for enthusiastic and energetic people, who will inspire, encourage, be a role model, demonstrate resilience, integrity and professionalism plus have excellent interpersonal skills, a ‘can do’ attitude and who don’t stand in judgement of peoples past. The residential service supports offenders to integrate back in the community.

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.

In this role, you will be required to utilise your knowledge of local networks to deliver this support, while working alongside Pact and Department of Corrections team members to align the support provided.

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

 

Hours of work:

Role One (80 hours per fortnight):

Awake Night shifts on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11.00pm – 7.00am

 

Role Two (80 hours per fortnight):

Day/ Evening shifts, exact days TBC

 

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

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

·         You must be available to attend an interview in Dunedin

·         A clean criminal record is essential.

 

Please complete an application form from below quoting reference V064 before 9.00am on Friday, 20 September 2019

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further. 


SOUTHLAND

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - YOUTH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

Pact is currently looking for a Part Time Community Support Worker to work weekend shifts in our Youth Intellectual Disability Residential Service in Invercargill. 

 

Pact is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and energetic person to work alongside our 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 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 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 working 20 hours per fortnight:

·         Saturday and Sunday from 3.00pm – 8.00pm

 

·         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 Invercargill.

 

Please download an application form from below quoting job reference V052 before 9.00am, Friday, 27 September 2019.

Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged or processed further.


CENTRAL REGION

 

SERVICES MANAGER - MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WELLINGTON

Pact is a major provider of community services across Otago, Southland, West Coast and Wellington. We are seeking a motivated and inspiring Mental Health Services Manager to join our dynamic Wellington Leadership Team who is dedicated to making a difference in our client’s lives. 

This role will provide effective leadership and management across a diverse portfolio of both youth and adult mental health services. This portfolio includes mental health residential services, alcohol and other drug services as well as Pact’s Improving Mental Health clinical services across the lower North Island region.

You will be an experienced and confident leader with work experience in a management role, preferably within the mental health and social services sector. You will also be confident working collaboratively with funders and key stakeholders including DHBs, PHOs, Oranga Tamariki, Corrections as well as other NGOs.  It is therefore essential that you have exceptional communication skills, business acumen and a proven ability to build and sustain positive relationships.

To be successful in the role, you need to be resilient, a great problem solver and be able to utilize interpersonal skills to make the most out of challenging situations. You will be experienced in coaching and mentoring staff and you will create a positive and collaborative working environment for your teams. Further, you will be required to have knowledge of recovery concepts and models, and participate in the development and implementation of any new support service models.

You will report to the General Manager (located in Dunedin), working alongside the Services Manger – Support Services based in Lower Hutt. You will lead a team of both service coordinators and mental health clinicians as direct reports.

This is a rewarding role with a high level of autonomy and support.

 

Please download an application form from our website, quoting job reference V066 before 9.00am Friday, 27 September 2019.

 

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

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER - YOUTH

(MENTAL HEALTH & AOD)


If you want to make a difference in the lives of young people recovering from mental illness or alcohol and other drug addictions then this is the role for you. We are looking for a part time (64 hours per fortnight) support worker to work with our youth clients in the Wellington area.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, community minded and compassionate people to join our Pact Youth Service. We work with young people who have AOD and/or mental health 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, delivering education and facilitating groups.

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

 

Hours of work (64 hours per fortnight):

Monday – Friday (Flexible between 8:00am - 5:30pm)  

 

  • Our preference is for candidates to have a relevant qualification (e.g. youth development, social work, counselling etc.)

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

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

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

 

If you are interested in applying, please click below to complete an application form quoting reference V065 before 9.00am, Monday, 23 September 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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