13 Jan 2022

Full-Time Health Coach – South Campus

AUT – Posted by Maori Pacific JobsAuckland, New Zealand

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Job Description

  • Positively contribute to the health, wellbeing of AUT students
  • Join a one-of-a-kind service in Australasia supporting students’ holistic personal growth
  • Be part of an organisation that funds continuous learning

The role

Within this role, you would join AUT’s Bright Side – Tupuranga Ake team, dedicated to the exploration of self-care and knowledge, how to have authentic relationships, and what a life with meaning and purpose looks like. You would be part of a community that is focused on building positive psychology, motivation, and behavioural change to support AUT’s students’ overall health and wellbeing. Working from a holistic approach of physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual health and wellbeing – the role provides individual coaching, group programming and health promotion advice.

What kind of person are we looking for:

We’re looking for people who can draw on their wealth of knowledge, expertise, and passion for enabling the health and wellbeing of our communities within Aotearoa.

People who have a depth and breadth approach to both understanding and working with diverse communities and individual needs – adopting the Te Whare Tapa Whā approach to wellness of physical, spiritual, whānau, and emotional health.

We’re seeking effective collaborators who work well with a diverse team and who will resolve complex problems to create clear and engaging opportunities for our students.

Skills and experience we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar or relevant role.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of health and wellness programmes.
  • Knowledge of coaching theory and motivational interviewing
  • Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and how it is implemented in professional practice.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cultural factors that may impact student learning and engagement.
  • Knowledge of how to address issues within the Widening Participation context
  • Experience working with individuals with complex needs
  • Knowledge and experience in designing and delivering workshop programmes to diverse groups
  • Knowledge of common and long term and/or complex conditions that impact overall health and wellness
  • Experience working with PHO and DHB mental health and addiction frameworks
  • Understanding and application of the Te Whare Tapa Whā framework
  • Knowledge and experience facilitating habit change.
  • An understanding of the New Zealand tertiary environment and current barriers to student engagement, health, and wellbeing.
  • Experience in the application and monitoring of quality assurance.

Our team

You will be joining a collaborative team that have backgrounds in social science, career development, teaching, health improvement, system and development design, and communications. You’ll be supported through a community approach to programme design, resource development, and awareness campaigns to engage our student community in the work that you will deliver.

If you’re ready for a challenge and want to join an organisation with a warm, friendly, passionate team who enjoy achieving exceptional results, please apply now!

Please note: AUT will require successful applicants to provide proof of full COVID vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Ref: 79955

Closing Date: 28th January 2022, 11:55 PM

At AUT we strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We are committed to inclusivity and the Treaty of Waitangi and aspire to be the University of choice for Māori and Pacific communities. We welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.

Please note that all applications must be submitted through the online application process. For further information, please send us an enquiry here or call 921 9499. Please note we are happy to answer your questions but we do not accept applications by email. You will need to apply through the standard registration process.

How to Apply

Apply by clicking here!

Please note: AUT will require successful applicants to provide proof of full COVID vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Ref: 79955

Closing Date: 28th January 2022, 11:55 PM

Job Categories: Healthcare / Medical. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Job Tags: strategy, Student Services & Administration, and Students and Marketing.

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