Healthy Lifestyle Coach – Mahitahi Trust – Auckland

Manukau, Auckland

Fulltime Position

Job Ref: 160111 HLC

Mahitahi Trust provides community based, recovery focused, mental health support services within the Counties Manukau and Auckland regions. Mahitahi Trust strives for improved community – based care facilities and services to better enhance people’s lives.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists at Mahitahi for a Healthy Lifestyle Coach with experience in delivering healthy lifestyle, sport and nutritional advice and support.

As the Healthy Lifestyle Coach you will work as part of a Multidisciplinary Team to provide services with a strong wellness focus that lead to lifestyle improvements for tangata whaiora.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide appropriate community-based one on one and/or group support for tangata whaiora around lifestyle improvements.

Skills and Experience

As the ideal candidate you will hold a relevant qualification and/ or experience in Sports Recreation and/ or Nutrition (or related discipline) and have exceptional interpersonal and communication qualities.

Previous experience in facilitation and/or group education preferably in a community mental health setting is desired, along with proven ability to establish and maintain community based networks.

Hold a full, clean, NZ Drivers Licence, the ability to drive a manual van and/or car when required is expected as we have a mixed fleet.

Overall, we are looking for a person who is passionate about quality lifestyle improvements for tangata whaiora and has a drive to make a difference in their lives.

For more information and/ or an application pack please contact Esther Ka on 09 262 4533 or email    Applications close: 3pm, Friday, 22 January 2016.

Applicants for this position must have New Zealand permanent residency or citizenship.