Job Opportunity


The following Coaching job opportunity has been brought to our attention at Otago University by one of our members.  For more information read the information below or go to the  Otago University Careers website.

Graduate Wellbeing Coach1800852



 Our Service

Student Health provides health care services for students at the University of Otago and is staffed with 52 full and part-time staff who between them undertake over 50,000 medical, nursing and mental health consultations per year.

The Role

The Graduate Wellbeing Coach role is a part of Student Health’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Team. The primary focus of this role is to provide a coaching service to assist postgraduate students to progress their studies and to develop strategies to achieve their academic and personal goals.

In this role, you will work both in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals and the wider primary care team at Student Health Services. You will also work closely with the Graduate Research School, particularly in relation to data analysis/improvement.

Your Skills and Experience

• Be suitably qualified within the mental health field with a strong clinical background in assessment, diagnosis, short-term intervention and liaison work.

• A strong interest and experience in helping young adults.

• Able to collect and analyse data to inform development of practice and future service provision.

• A proven ability to function well under pressure of high clinical demand is essential.

• You must have a valid APC and registration with the appropriate body.

• A sound working knowledge of available referral partners and community resources is required.

• An understanding of the particular challenges faced by postgraduate students would be advantageous.

• Experience in Alcohol and Drug and group work would be advantageous.

Ideally, you will be an experienced and autonomous clinician who communicates clearly and works well in various team environments.

Further Details

This is a part-time (30 hours per week) permanent position. For further information, please contact Richard Mooney via the contact details below.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. Candidates who successfully make the final stages of the recruitment process will be required to undergo a safety check.

For further information on the safety check process please visit:

The salary level for this position is to be confirmed by the Job Evaluation Committee. This vacancy will be updated following this.

How to apply

To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1800852 will close on Friday, 4 May 2018.

Additional Information

Note: As a part-time position, the salary range for this role will be the pro-rata equivalent of the annual full-time salary range listed.

Contact: Richard Mooney

Position details: Job Description

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin