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Early Intervention Mental Health Professional

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

Are you a proven Early Intervention Mental Health Professional who believes in the best outcomes for all, and want to see Tāngata Whaiora reach their full potential? In this role you will provide a recovery-oriented service specifically for Tāngata Whaiora experiencing symptoms of psychosis for the first time. We would like to hear from you if you: Are a registered health professional with an annual practising certificate Have experience working as a mental health clinician in a range of settings delivering recovery focused interventions as a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team Enjoy working with young people aged mostly between 18 and 25 years old Like working closely with Tāngata Whaiora and Whānau in an Early Intervention setting to achieve best outcomes for the Whānau Have a working knowledge of client management systems and the ability to meet reporting standards and deadlines Are able to demonstrate practical understanding of the aspirations and challenges facing Māori communities and have experience in applying Tikanga Māori as it applies in the role Hold a full clean driver licence Applications close on Friday 4 May 2018 at 12noon Please visit our website to download an application pack and email completed applications to You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position. Visit for further information or contact our reception on (06) 759 4064 for an application pack.

Co-Existing Problems (CEP) Clinician

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

Maternity cover - Fixed term 52 weeks Are you a proven Co-Existing Problems (CEP) Clinician who wants to work in a diverse role supporting Tāngata Whaiora and whānau in a therapeutic treatment environment? In this role you will provide specialist recovery-oriented interventions for adult Tāngata Whaiora who have complex co-existing problems of mental health and alcohol and/or other drug misuse. We would like to hear from you if you: Are a registered health professional with an annual practising certificate Have experience working as a mental health clinician in a range of settings delivering recovery focused interventions as a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team Enjoy working in a community based, strength-based and resilience orientated environment Like working closely with Tāngata Whaiora and Whānau to ensure integrated care is achieved through liaison and consultation with key stakeholders involved and their care Have a working knowledge of client management systems and the ability to meet reporting standards and deadlines Are able to demonstrate practical understanding of the aspirations and challenges facing Māori communities and have experience in applying Tikanga Māori as it applies in the role Hold a full, clean driver licence Applications close on Friday 4 May 2018 at 12noon Please visit our website to download an application pack and email completed applications to You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position. Visit for further information or contact our reception on (06) 759 4064 for an application pack.

Estimator/ Workshop Manager

Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

About the business Here at New Plymouth Carpainters, Panel and Paint. We specialise in collision repairs, rust removal and spray painting, providing a one-stop-shop for automotive attention and repairs. Locally owned and operating in the centre of Taranaki. We are one of the biggest panel and paint repair outlets in Taranaki. About the role Quote and assess vehicles for repair. Assist the current management in their work while learning all the necessary skills in this area of the business. You will confidently and effectively be able to determine the repair method. Ensure parts are sourced and delivered as quickly as possible. Work with the team to ensure a high-quality repair is completed. Prepare repair estimates and final invoices based on initial vehicle damage assessments. Benefits and perks Enjoy all Taranaki has to offer, beaches, mountain, walkways, lakes, parks and playgrounds. Affordable living and no traffic jams. We offer the right candidate excellent income potential and additional perks to be discussed. Skills and experience A good understanding of vehicle repair process Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal with strong interpersonal skills Be a team player who has an excellent work ethic

Food & Beverage Manager

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

At The Devon Hotel, we pride ourselves on our values and aim for a level of service that will exceed the expectations of our guests. We are currently seeking a Food and Beverage Manager to join our busy operation, reporting directly to the Hotel General Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a Food and Beverage professional to make their mark. The position is responsible for the full function of The Food and Beverage Department, for all Front and Back of house Food and Beverage Operations including; Marbles Buffet Restaurant, The Rocks Bar, Room Service and our busy Banqueting department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Marketing of our Conference, Banquet and Function Facilities Hands-on follow through with our clients, from booking, confirmation and delivery Develop, implement and schedule regular staff training sessions Maintain hygiene standards to Council required ratings at all times Develop and implement policies and procedures for the food and beverage department Manage and motivate all Food & Beverage staff Manage recruitment and development of the Food & Beverage team Monitor Food and Beverage financial performance The successful candidate will have: A Degree or Diploma in Hospitality Management, or the equivalent in Business Management is desirable but not essential Minimum of five years' experience in a similar Food and Beverage managerial role Financial management skills, with an understanding of budgets and forecasting Proven experience in employee management systems, such as performance management, the progressive disciplinary system and health and safety highly desirable A High level of business communication (oral and written) skills including the ability to draft business reports, budgets and proposals. Must be eligible to work in New Zealand Package includes: Daily Meals Competitive salary Mentoring Fun work environment


Full Time | Trades & Services | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

HEL Electrical Services is a well-established electrical company and a member of the Aotea Group. We have a great team operating across a broad range of works including maintenance work, commercial projects, dairy and poultry production facilities, new home builds, renovations and extensions. Our recent link to the Aotea Group has enabled continuing growth in our business, particularly in servicing and larger commercial contracts. We are looking for an additional enthusiastic, motivated electrician with a strong work ethic to join our New Plymouth based team. Key Requirements: • 2-3 plus years with full NZ electrical registration • Demonstrated ability to independently co-ordinate jobs, but also work within a team. • Fault finding capabilities. • Punctual, well presented, and motivated to develop their skill level. • Have a current drivers licence • Prepared to work extra hours on occasion It would be advantageous to also have experience in the following fields: • Experience on Regulated sites and Permit to Work (PTW) • Poultry climate control systems • Basic control systems • Variable speed drives and control wiring In return, HEL offers a competitive remuneration package, staff development, a friendly environment and enjoyable social activities. A job description is available upon request. If you are interested in discussing this opportunity please email your CV to Alternatively call Loren in the office on 0800 200 210 who will schedule a confidential discussion with Callum. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Community Support Coordinator

Part Time | Healthcare & Medical / community services | All Taranaki

1 X Part time 0.8FTE North Taranaki 1 X Part time 0.6FTE South Taranaki It's exciting times at Plunket as we breathe life into a new vision and embark on a strategic journey over the next five years aimed at achieving generational change and really making a difference to the lives of New Zealand children, families and whanau. We believe that in the first 1000 days of a child's life, we can make the difference of a lifetime - who wouldn't want to be part of that? As New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under the age of five, we have a trusted and respected brand but we are not about to rest on our laurels and become complacent. Plunket people are passionate about what they do and have a shared desire to make a difference. We're embarking on an exciting transformation and you could help shape it. Plunket has two part time Community Support Coordinator positions. One position 0.8 FTE covering North Taranaki and one position 0.6 FTE covering South Taranaki. These positions will ensure that Plunket people are supported, encourage community connections through relationship building and provide support to emerging and existing Plunket groups including play groups. To be successful in this role you will have: Proven experience in establishing trust and rapport with a wide range of people An understanding of Community Development Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to guide and encourage participation from all members within a group setting Well established networks with extensive knowledge of local community would also be advantageous To see the Job Description file please copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser's address bar Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Customer Service Representative - Part Time

Part Time | Banking, Finance & Insurance | South Taranaki District

Hawera Who are you? We’re looking for a driven, self-starter. Someone who thrives in a challenging fast-paced environment, who demonstrates high attention to detail while delivering exceptional customer service and enjoys the challenge of meeting and exceeding sales targets. As the first point of call for our customers you’ll be confident, have a professional manner and positive outlook. Your continuous commitment towards putting the needs of our customers first will set you apart from the rest, and your ability to use initiative and self-manage when required will be second to none. Extending from reception work to general support duties and meeting everyday service requests this role ensures our customers receive the service they expect and deserve. The hours of work for this part time role are Monday to Friday 12.45pm– 4.45pm. We are looking for someone with: At least one years’ experience in a sales or customer service position - preferably in the Financial Services industry Proven sales ability Cash handling experience would be preferable, but not essential Great communication skills High level computer skills A systematic, organised approach to work A “can do” service attitude To be a change agent - someone who thrives in a fast paced changing environment and actively accepts, embeds and reinforces continuous change Who are we? We’re a real New Zealand bank on a mission – to help New Zealanders get ahead and to make their banking experience as easy as possible. Like our customers, our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re committed to developing and encouraging our people to achieve their goals both inside, and outside of our four walls. We promote inclusion and innovative thinking, and pride ourselves on the positive working environment we’ve created. Our commitment to our people has also been recognised by the HR Institute of New Zealand, after taking home the Workplace Engagement Programme of the Year award in 2017. So if you’re passionate about helping New Zealanders and ready to get stuck in as part of a team where you’re supported to be your best self…Apply now! For a copy of the Job Description visit

General Manager

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

As General Manager, you will be responsible for both the strategic planning of hotel activities and the operational functions of the hotel, with a key focus on demonstrating strong leadership to your management team. You will be accountable for both the employee and guest experience, financial leadership including maximizing profitability and revenue generation, as well as developing strong relationships with key clients and the Taranaki community. You will be a passionate hospitality professional dedicated to hosting the warmest welcome to our guests. You will bring a proven track record of achievement and of leading a high performing team, with strong commercial and financial acumen, and strategic planning skills. You will have a thorough understanding of sales and marketing, with the competitive drive to position our hotel as a market leader. As the ambassador for the property, you will excel at building and maintaining relationships across our many clients. You will use your excellent interpersonal skills to motivate and develop your team, and your project management skills to ensure projects get completed on task. You will have an energetic and innovative approach to doing business, be committed to our company values and have the exacting standards required to achieve our organisational goals. You will possess a strong background in Food & Beverage. To succeed in this demanding role, you will bring: At least 10 years’ experience as a hotel General Manager. Outstanding leadership and management capabilities. Awareness of sustainability within a hotel environment. Tertiary or higher degree with relevant experience in the hospitality industry. Desire and drive to achieve our vision for our guests and employees. Sound financial management knowledge and skills with proven experience in complex financial reporting. Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to articulately present to our Directors. Commitment to strong business ethics and personal integrity. If you are a proven leader with a passion for hotel management, the desire to build a strong values-based culture in your team and the energy to drive change and improvements in this exciting growth market we would love to hear from you. If you are successful we can offer you a very competitive remuneration package, the opportunity to influence the direction and success of our hotel, and some great staff benefits. Applicants for this role must have the right to work in New Zealand. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Front Office Manager

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

About the role Millennium New Plymouth Waterfront is looking for an experienced and career minded Front Office Manager to lead an enthusiastic and diligent team of professionals. This position requires someone with drive to develop the Front Office Team. You will work closely with the Hotel Manager and Reservations. Key Responsibilities Assist the Hotel Manager in ensuring the smooth and efficient overall day-to-day operations of the Front Desk Provide excellent customer service per the hotel and overall MCK standards Assist in accounts payable and receivable Prepare reports Assist guests with any enquiries, reservations, housekeeping requests Ensure team is adhering to company policies, procedures and standards to ensure that guest expectations are exceeded. Key Benefits Discounted hotel rates both nationally and internationally Meals on duty Access to discounted health insurance Career development planning and opportunities Key Skills & Experience Excellent communication and customer service skills A proven track record of training and developing staff Strong numerical and accounting skills Ability to manage and exceed service standards Flexibility to work shifts including weekends A sound understanding of Opera PMS would be advantageous along with experience in a managerial position If this opportunity fits your experience and you want to join our friendly team, please submit your CV and covering letter via the \apply now' button. Maddison Palmer Recruitment and HR Coordinator

Human Resources Advisor

Part Time | HR & Recruitment | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Novotel New Plymouth Opportunity to work with the most recognised hotel in the world My Client the Novotel New Plymouth is seeking a permanent part-time (20 -30 hrs per week) HR Advisor who is motivated and ready to share their passion for engaging with team members. About the role: Reporting to the General Manager you will also work closely with the Hotel Heads of Department to maintain a productive and harmonious environment. As the Human Resources Advisor, you will be responsible for: The coordinating of recruitment and selection. Coaching and providing assistance and resources to managers as necessary. Conducting ‘stay and exit’ interviews for relevant team members. Producing employment contracts and transfer/promotion letters as required in a timely manner. Induction so that the First Day Welcome runs smoothly and the new team member understands the Vision of the company and the importance of hospitality. Overseeing the immigration process for overseas employees with visa, ensuring visa status is monitored, and support documentation supplied appropriately and timely. Devising a training plan and facilitating training, in line with the brand standards. Ensuring the administration of training is up to date and compliant with Novotel brands standards and Quality Audit. Talking to team members about opportunities, their career and possibilities within the company either on a formal or informal basis. Health & Safety: Processing of all ACC Claims in line with the legislation. Creating appropriate Return to Work plans for team members and implementing strategies to combat patterns or repeated claims. Risk analysis and proactively working to ensure all risks, hazards, near misses and incident are reported in a timely and effective manner. Accurate record keeping and maintenance. Skills and experience: To successfully fill this role, you will maintain the attitude, behaviours and skills in line with Novotel values and demonstrate: Relevant experience in a Human Resource Advisory position. Strong knowledge of New Zealand legislation. Extensive background in team member engagement, recruitment and learning and development activities. Ability to resolve problems and conflict, and work efficiently under pressure. Excellent leadership skills and exceptional communication skills. Ability to work to deadlines and provide accurate and timely data. It would be an advantageous for you to demonstrate previous Human Resources Management experience in the hotel, hospitality sector. Ultimately, this business relies on GREAT PEOPLE, so if you think you have what it takes then contact Carol Upson via the appropriate communication links. Carol Upson | F.067575081 / M.021399696 | | PO Box 416 New Plymouth |

Casual Support Workers

Contract | Community Services and Development | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Summary Do you enjoy working in the mental health and addiction field? Are you working towards a level 4 qualification in mental health and addiction support work, already have one or be willing to work towards this? If so and you would like to work in a changing environment that is both challenging and rewarding, then this may be the job for you. We have a variety of casual positions, as and when required in our Taranaki residential, mobile and respite services. We are looking for down to earth individuals who have a good sense of humour, integrity, honesty, reliability and flexibility. Casual roles are to cover leave for permanent Support Workers, the hours of work are not regular and are offered when they become available. The shifts offered are: Awake night shifts: 11.00pm - 7.30am AM shifts - variable PM shifts - variable As a Support Worker you might be kept busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills or attending appointments and advocating for people. You might be assisting people to connect with their communities. You’ll need to be prepared to support our clients to do whatever it takes - cleaning, cooking, gardening, personal care or helping out with everyday household tasks. Pathways Creating mental health and wellness opportunities that enable people to live their dreams and flourish. At Pathways, that’s what we do; and who we are. The Team You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Taranaki Pathways team, working with Support Workers who all have the common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness. You We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way, you will be able to provide medication support for our people if and when needed and have impeccable attention to detail. You must hold New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent, or be willing to undertake this study within six months of starting your employment with Pathways. This needs to be completed within two years of commencement. Pathways offers significant support for support workers to complete this study. You must also hold a current full driver’s license and a current first aid certificate, or be willing to obtain one. As a team member you are able to appreciate the opinions of other’s. You’re a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to the people who use our services You’re a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas You’re energising, inspiring others with enthusiasm and a take action approach You’re a communicator, the sort of positive person who loves working with people The Benefits In this role, you can look forward to having a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm! Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now. APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 5.00pm, Tuesday 24 April 2018 To view a full position description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: Please contact Christina Mpofu, Team Coach on 06 758 1267 if you have any questions. For further information, visit our website **All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

Child Offender Case Manager

Full Time | Community Services and Development | New Plymouth / North Taranaki District

Child Offender Case Manager (Youth Worker) New Zealand Police New Plymouth, Central District Permanent, Full Time Salary Range $52,993 - $71,694 Job Requisition ID 5481 By working for New Zealand Police you’ll be joining thousands of others who are collectively working towards the shared mission of making New Zealand the safest country. There are a huge range of roles within New Zealand Police and an amazingly diverse group of people working within them. The purpose of this position is to work and support children/youth who are considered potentially vulnerable and at risk of becoming or are offending. This will involve working with the young person and their family/whanau to provide support across the breadth of social, community, education and health sectors. This is an opportunity to provide a service to the Police and community to address and promote the reduction of child and youth offending within North Taranaki which is aligned to the New Zealand police 'Our Business Model' and contribute to reducing victimisation, reduction in reoffending by Maori and building trust and confidence within the community. Skills & Behaviours - you will be able to: Use a strengths-based approach when working with young people. Demonstrate empathy while working with young people. Demonstrate ability to work with professional staff in a multi-disciplinary setting. Engage in group and / or individual professional clinical and cultural supervision. Demonstrate resilience working through difficult situations. Actively promote a pro social environment. Practice ethically and maintain professional boundaries. Demonstrate a high degree of consistency in behaviour at all times and act as a clear role model, generating confidence and commitment of others through his / her own ethical conduct. Consistently exercise discretion and being able to earn the trust of young persons and other staff. Have difficult conversations with young people and other professional staff. Quickly establish rapport with family members and to work with the young person and their family / whanau to establish goals and find solutions. Be physically fit and agile to participate in activities with young person. Have a good sense of humour and be able to apply this appropriately in working with young people. Have a personal history appropriate for a person employed to work with children and young people in a relationship of trust. Knowledge & Experience - you must have: Experience working one to one with at risk young people and their families. Comprehensive knowledge of child and adolescent development, education, health and social providers provided by Government and non-Government agencies in the local community. An ability to engage and work with Maori and Pacifica families, recognising cultural sensitivity and a commitment to the principles of equality, and an ability to influence positive change for all families. Knowledge of, and establish links to, community networks and experience working in collaboration with community service providers, other Government departments, including work in cross cultural situations. Knowledge of and interaction with adolescents with challenging behaviour issues. An understanding of the statutory role and objectives of Oranga Tamariki Ministry of Vulnerable Children. A commitment to ongoing professional development. An understanding of intervention and treatment approaches to effect positive behavioural change in young people including any of the following: behavioural theories and/or cognitive behavioural theory and how they inform assessment and intervention; the multiple determinants that can influence young people's behaviour such as truanting and offending; and issues relating to mental health disorders, alcohol and substance abuse. Core Competencies - you will demonstrate the following: Partner - Individual Contributor Level Solve - Individual Contributor Level Deliver - Individual Contributor Level For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things. Special Requirements: Must have a recognised qualification in social work or other relevant discipline (or working towards one) Must hold a current and clean Full New Zealand Driver’s Licence Must meet safety checking requirements under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 To view the position description for this role, please copy and paste the following link in a new browser: How to Apply If this position sounds like you, click ‘Apply’ now! You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae (maximum four pages) which provides a brief account of your education, skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4,000 characters (including spaces) for each question. Please note, if you are an existing Police employee you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application. If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Sergeant MCGRATH by email at Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 26 April 2018.

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