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Finding a good job is central to finding a new lifestyle in Taranaki, so we’ve pulled together all the jobs currently on offer in Taranaki to help you make the move.

Pastoral Care Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Contract | HR & Recruitment | South Taranaki District

Description We have an exciting opportunity for an engaging and motivated people-person interested in being a Pastoral Care Coordinator at our Hawera site. In this role you will support the frontline leaders by connecting staff with external support services, ensuring the company standards and values are upheld in the workplace and safe work practices adhered too. You will play an active role in assisting staff to resolve issues, the result of which supports their regular attendance at work and strong work performance. Building relationships with external support services will be integral to the success of the role. The Pastoral Care Coordinator will also develop and implement initiatives aimed at building a strong work ethic with new employees. The ideal candidate will have the following: The ability to positively influence and engage with all staff The understanding of how to build a strong, positive, and effective culture and the ability to help make that happen A history of community participation and well-developed networks which provides pathways to potential employees and support for new employees The determination to hold people's issues in confidence Problem solving, negotiation and high-level communication skills. Computer literacy - proficiency in the use of Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), data bases and systems. Demonstrates a high standard of report writing skills. Ability to manage their own time effectively and prioritise key tasks. This position is fixed term for 12 months with a further extension possible based on positive impact and sustained improvements. To apply online, click on "Apply" below to submit your application. To learn more about us, you can visit our website:

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Mental Health and

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight) Permanent Position Are you a senior, experienced Mental Health Nurse with proven acute clinical leadership and systems management skills. We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse to work as the Clinical Nurse Specialist in the acute inpatient ward. This involves working with Whaiora with high & complex needs, case managing, discharge co-ordination, comprehensive assessments and more. Preferred candidates will demonstrate a confident, sound clinical foundation together with a motivational leadership style able to build a cohesive nursing and allied health team. Other characteristics will be enthusiasm to embrace new ideas and 'outside-the-square' thinking towards service delivery. Candidates must have a relevant post graduate qualification or willingness to work towards completion of a post graduate qualification. They also must have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council as well as NZ Drivers licence. In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastc coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunity masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. Please click here to view the position description. If you are interested in the position please apply online from this page. For further enquiries please contact Julie Cragg, Clinical Nurse Manager - Te Puna Waiora, via email Applications close 26 January 2021.

Community Mental Health Nurse - North Comm Mental

Full Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth 0.8 FTE (64 hours per fortnight) Permanent and Temporary Positions We are currently looking for suitably qualified Registered Nurses with experience in mental health to join our well established North Community Mental Health Team. This role will work Monday to Friday between the hours of 0800 to 1630 excluding Public Holidays. The role provides specialist nursing assessment, treatment and knowledge to mental health Service Users, their support network and the multidisciplinary team. This is achieved by means of undertaking a keyworker/co-working role, the active participation in the multidisciplinary team and by utilising team and by utilising recovery based principles. Networking with Primary health and NGO providers to achieve coordinated optimum outcomes for the client in an integral part of the role. Successful candidates will have: Recent Mental Health experience preferably in a community setting Excellent written, verbal and non verbal communication skills Expertise in Mental State examination and Risk assessment Ability, skills and knowledge to implement appropriate nursing interventions Ability to work autonomously to manage a caseload, support other team members and respond to routine and crisis situations Excellent problem solving and communication skills In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,300 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. Click here to view the job description. Please "Apply Online" from within this page. For further information please contact Sharon Scott, Team Leader - North Community Mental Health, on 06 753 6139 ext 8547 or email Applications close 31 January 2021.

Resource Consent Planner

Full Time | Construction & Roading | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description This is a great opportunity in a stable and busy industry. This role is for a Planner who is passionate about land development. This role is ideally for someone with good land use processing experience and experience working with both Councils and clients. A strong knowledge of the District and Regional Council Plans in Taranaki would be preferable, along with other relevant Planning Legislation. This role would predominantly involve Subdivision Resource Consent Applications along with Land Use Consents. To be successful, our preference would be that you have planning experience, ideally having worked on land development projects within New Zealand. You would have experience with preparing resource consent applications and have experience working on big and small residential and commercial/industrial developments. Qualities we are looking for: Confident and capable written and oral communication Team player & Passionate Relevant Tertiary Qualifications Works to achieve the best outcomes for our Clients Remuneration would be negotiable based on experience. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Vaughan Redshaw for more information.

Occupational Therapist

Part Time | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Occupational Therapist Fixed-term (12 months), Part-time (0.5 FTE - 19 hours per week) New Plymouth Office Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome. Help shape the future of education At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures. While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system. About our group and team Learning Support is a critical part of the Sector Enablement and Support Group in the Ministry. We are charged with leading the education sector in ensuring that children and young people with additional learning needs are supported to achieve their full potential through education. Our Learning Support specialists work closely with families, whanau, caregivers, schools and early childhood educators in English and Maori medium settings and other agencies to help maximise learning outcomes and promote social inclusion. About this role As an Occupational Therapist you will play a critical role in our region's Learning Support team by: supporting parents and whanau, teachers and schools to meet the learning support needs of children and young people developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with a range of professional partners, community and sector groups and support agencies to ensure that services are coordinated and effective enhancing inclusive practices in early learnin g services, schools and other educational settings providing professional support and guidance to schools, teachers and families and providing appropriate specialist intervention plans working effectively as part of a transdisciplinary team. About you To be successful you will need: a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent as approved by the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand to be registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of New Zealand and to hold a current practicing certificate ability to translate specialist knowledge into practical information ability to co-ordinate service provision in a multi-agency, trans-disciplinary setting excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with children, young people and their families and teachers across a diverse range of settings the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and tangatawhenuatanga. What can we offer you? We offer a competitive salary and terms and conditions. In addition, our specialists tell us they value the following: "The ability to make a positive difference in the lives of children, young people and their whanau and contribute to system-wide change is a huge plus" "The Ministry offers a strong community of practice and the support of a large organisation so I never feel isolated or alone" "I really value the ability to work closely with specialists from other disciplines. It enhances my own practice and thinking". Are you ready to make a difference? We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Maori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system. As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi's guiding principles in our work for and with Maori students, their whanau, hapu and iwi. Please review the position description by copy and pasting this link into your browser: If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply now using the 'apply online' button. For further information, please contact Julie Armstrong at To see the Job Description file please copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser's address bar Application details Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 31 January 2021

Front of House

Part Time | Hospitality & Tourism | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Social Kitchen is a vibrant and exciting restaurant located in the West End Precinct of New Plymouth. With the use of a Mibrasa charcoal oven and a menu designed to share we bring distinct flavour and charm to your social occasion. We are looking for a person who can offer a dynamic approach to the team, who is a mature, inspirational and a creative individual, someone who is experienced and has a passion for exceptional food and beverages. If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you. At Social Kitchen we have a dynamic, mature and professional Front of House team who are committed to service excellence. A day in the life: Greeting and serving our guests with a friendly and welcoming manner. Having a full understanding of our food and beverage menu and guiding our guests with confidence. Social Kitchen is a fast-paced restaurant so our Front of House team learns to work with speed and accuracy while maintaining composure and having fun. Providing full table service. The ability to understand the needs of your guests and provide an outstanding customer service. The ideal candidate will have: The ability to work weekends and late nights. A cheerful, happy and confident disposition that makes our guests feel welcome and comfortable Previous hospitality experience. The ability to handle pressure, think on your feet and maintain attention to detail in a very busy environment Good personal presentation and personal hygiene. Excellent verbal communication and an unwavering commitment to customer service Strong team member who has the ability to work well with others by building relationships with colleagues, guests and suppliers. Knowledge to adhere to liquor licensing requirements. In return we offer: A fun, friendly and positive work environment Competitive wages Training to achieve sound knowledge of our order of service and menu. A clear career path with opportunities for advancement. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Karen Prichard for more information.

Procurement Business Partner

Full Time | Manufacturing | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Do you champion procurement practice? Do you have exceptional communication and people skills? Are you looking for the next step in your Procurement career? Our Procurement team has an exciting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to help champion the transformation of procurement, at New Plymouth District Council, as we increase our proactive maturity in this function. In this varied role, you will work in partnership with business units and leaders to champion and ensure effective and efficient procurement practices and processes are adopted. You will need to draw on your relationship building expertise.. You will be the go-to for specialist advice and support in all things procurement related, while you promote and guide business units on best practice procurement processes. You will be proactive and strategic in your approach, advocating opportunities for process and technologically innovative solutions. To be successful in this role, you will have at least three years' proven procurement experience, some of which will ideally have involved complex/high risk procurement in a varied environment. You must be commercially-savvy and have experience with procurement and contract documentation. Strong communication and computer skills and the ability to multi-task are essential. You will be working towards a CIPS membership and a knowledge and application of government rules of sourcing would be advantageous. New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District. Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work. At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference. We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $67,740 - $73,760. We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff. If you describe yourself as a self-motivated strategic thinker, with a can-do attitude, then we would like to hear from you! Applications close on Friday, 5 February 2021.

Canteen Assistant - Whareroa

Contract | Hospitality & Tourism | South Taranaki District

Description About us We are a proud New Zealand Co-operative built by generations of farming whānau. We believe nutritious food is essential to sustain people today, and for future generations to thrive, which is why we challenge ourselves to find new ways to bring our dairy goodness to people around the world. About the opportunity Our Whareroa site is looking for an adaptable team player to join our Canteen team. Reporting to the Canteen Supervisor you will be fully involved with the day to day operations of the canteen ensuring excellent customer service, food preparation and all hygiene standards are met. You will be responsible for: Preparing a full range of food and drinks within a hygienic environment Cash register operation Assisting with cleaning and ad-hoc duties Please note: This is a fixed term maternity cover that will see you working Monday - Friday (6:00a.m to 3:00p.m). About you Along with a can-do attitude and friendly manner you’ll impress the team and customers with your attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills. Ideally you will possess: Previous experience working within the hospitality industry or with bulk food preparation Knowledge of food safety and hygiene regulations Experience with operating a till, cash handling and stock ordering Basic computer and numeracy skills Excellent communication skills Ability to work in a team Individuals who use their initiative and who are prepared to work hard for a rewarding career will thrive in this challenging and fast paced role. Our Story Whanaungatanga, our Co-operative spirit gives us all a common strength and purpose. Manaakitanga is how we care for all our people who are at the heart of what we do, we want our farmers, employees, customers and communities to thrive. Kaitiakitanga, ensures we take care of the land. We are committed to farming in a way that regenerates our farms and environment for future generations. Whakaohooho constantly inspires ourselves and each other with great career development opportunities and benefits. We enable flexibility and balance to suit everyone’s lifestyles and choices. Our Co-operative is a place where everyone can be themselves, feel empowered to do their best. Sound good to you? Come join our whānau. You, me, Us Together Tatou tatou. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Fonterra jobs for more information.

Kelly Sports Taranaki

Part Time | Education & training | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Kelly Sports Taranaki are seeking to employ a new coach for after school clinics for two days a week Tuesday and Thursday 4.45pm-6.45pm. We also may have work available between 3.15-4.15pm for other after school programmes depending on the numbers we get. Sports we coach include Touch Rugby, Cricket, T-Ball, Football, Athletics and basketball and general ball skills. The age group we coach is generally in the 5-13 age range. The job starts the first week of February. Training is provided to all our training staff by way of online modules and on the job training. The successful applicant will have a love of sports, enjoy working with children, is reliable and adaptable. Previous experience with children is desired not essential. Please send your CV to, we require two references. Our organization takes its child safety and child protection responsibilities seriously, staff recruitment is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Childrens Act 2014, all potential employees must be police vetted. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Carl Robb for more information.

Structural Fitter Welder

Full Time | Engineering | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Spark Metal Fabrication requires a competent experienced structural fitter welder to join our team. The person we are looking for needs to be experienced, a competent welder and able to work from drawings confidently. A varied and challenging position, from small to large scale projects, every day & every job is different. Great atmosphere and working environment. To be considered for this role, you must be able to -Work overtime and weekend work as required -Show evidence of experience prior to employment -Must be experienced in all facets of welding. -Produce quality work within tight deadlines -Read and understand construction drawings -Work without supervision. -Follow strict Health and Safety procedures -Work well with others Drivers licence For the right applicant, we will provide very respectable pay rates not to mention a positive work environment. Email C.V Application details Apply online for this role or contact Adam Leathem for more information.

Caregiver Jobs to start ASAP - New Plymouth

Part Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Flexible shifts in New Plymouth available now Aged care rest homes / hospitals Jobs available in our agency - flexible to suit. Why Pick Medcall to work for? Medcall are the preferred supplier for most Aged Care providers in New Zealand and they come to us first which means you'll get first option on these shifts! A bit about working for us: Flexible hours and the ability to work around your commitments. We match shifts to your preferences and lifestyle. Each day is different with various Rest Homes, Hospitals and Rehabilitation clients as well as the option of Homecare throughout New Plymouth to choose from. Medcall is nationwide meaning you have the ability to work in different cities if you relocate. Refresh or further your skills and knowledge with our online and in-house training options. To join the Medcall team we prefer that you have: At least 6 months previous experience in a NZ Age Care or Rehabilitation setting Have access to reliable transport to travel to our client's facilities. NZQA qualification in Health and Well-being (or similar) but this is not mandatory. Be reliable, motivated and have a positive can do attitude What we offer: Competitive hourly rates with weekend and night allowances FREE online training Holiday, annual leave (accrued),and Kiwisaver entitlements are paid on top of our wages. Wages paid weekly. Free training pathways e.g: NZQA L3 *conditions apply. Plus access to 200+ courses professionally produced and full support to progress your training and career Free flu shots for all staff! A dedicated Regional Manager and local support staff so there's always someone nearby to talk to face to face. We genuinely care about our staff and their development. We believe that staff should work with us not for us so join the Medcall team and you'll see the difference straight away! We are always looking for quality Healthcare staff for casual, contract and permanent positions so check out for a full list of the opportunities we have available. Spread the word too as we also offer great refer-a-friend rewards for successful referrals! Some conditions apply. All applicants should have a legal entitlement to work in New Zealand and we are unable to offer permanent positions or sponsor any work visas. To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below.

Senior Database Administrator

Full Time | IT | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Description Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth 1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight) Permanent Position Please note the minimum requirements prior to applying. Only candidates that currently reside within New Zealand and are in possession of NZ Permanent Residency or Citizenship should apply. Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered. Are you our next Senior DBA? You should ideally be currently in a senior DBA position, or be able to demonstrate you have enough knowledge and experience to transition into a Senior Role. Although there are great opportunities for further education and personal improvement, we require that the applicant brings well-established knowledge and experience to this role. The successful applicant should have, at a minimum 7 years plus enterprise level Microsoft SQL database administration is required Demonstrable leadership qualities Mastered the art of day-to-day maintenance and general BAU activities Has a sound knowledge of SQL licensing obligations. Is capable of developing and executing strategies and solutions for an entire SQL environment, including architecture development. Is self-driven, and capable of effectively managing and prioritising workload. Has an exceptional understanding of current and emerging MS SQL technologies; particularly in the areas of availability, efficiency and cloud implementations (on-prem & off-prem). Strong knowledge around data architecture and data warehousing. Is experienced in providing support and QA to in-house developer and information management teams. Strong awareness and ethics around data integrity, privacy and security. Competency around data extract delivery through differing technologies. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and a well-honed ability to produce clear and concise documentation for solutions. Possesses strong interpersonal skills to enable clear and concise communication with users, team-mates and leaders alike. Applicants with current relevant Microsoft Qualifications are preferred. This position reports to the Infrastructure lead within the ICT Services team, however the senior nature of this role expects a certain degree of autonomy and ownership/leadership in this area. In return, you will be provided with a competitive salary and leave package, a strong focus on work/life balance and the opportunity to work within a progressive and forward thinking group of technology professionals. This is the perfect opportunity to own and advocate for the environment in which you manage. Exciting project and solution development opportunities will be provided, with plenty of room for you to influence and effect change in the SQL technology area. Taranaki District Healthboard is recognised nationally for its IT agility and capabilities around existing, as well as new and emerging technologies that bring real benefits to the delivery of Healthcare for our local and regional consumers. This is an opportunity to make a significant difference to how data is delivered to our health professionals and make a significant contribution to the continuous improvement of health outcomes for all health consumers in Taranaki and beyond. Please click here to view the position description. To discuss the vacancy further you are welcome to contact Keith Wallace, Infrastructure Team Lead, Email ***** NB: all applications must be made through this site; applications via email will not be accepted. Applications close 3rd February 2021. Application details Apply online for this role or contact Taranaki District Health Board for more information.

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