Youth Health Worker

Part time (20 hours), fixed term contract, Christchurch

An exciting opportunity exists at Southern Health School (SHS), for a qualified Youth Health Worker to join the SHS team. The Southern Health School teaches students who are unable to attend their regular school because of high physical and/or mental health needs. The position is to provide students individualised support while working towards transition to regular schools or beyond.
The successful applicant will work in partnership with Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Services, SHS teachers and other agencies to support students in the education setting. They will assist students and their families to develop coping skills and strategies for managing their own mental health and work towards healthier lifestyles.
Applications close 3 pm 20 November 2017. The position commences 29 January 2017.
Full details and application pack are available on www.southernhealth.school.nz

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Odyssey House, Christchurch

Teacher, full time, permanent. The opportunity exists for an experienced teacher to join our team, teaching students at Odyssey House Youth Programme. You will be teaching small groups of students aged 14 – 18, in all areas of the curriculum. Incumbent applying. Commencing Term 1 2018.
Applications close 3pm 6 November 2017. Further information and application pack is available from www.srhs.school.nz; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; ph (03) 366 6739.

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Dunedin Teacher

Teacher, fulltime, permanent. We require an experienced primary or secondary trained teacher with the ability to teach years 1 – 13. This position involves teaching students in the community and at Mirror Youth Day Programme in Waitati. Incumbent applying. Commencing Term 1 2018.
Applications close 3pm 6 November 2017. Application pack is available from www.srhs.school.nz; email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; ph (03) 366 6739.

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Safety checking will be carried out in accordance with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. This will include: a police vet; identity verification; references and an interview. A work history will be sought and previous employers will be contacted. If there is any suspicion that an applicant might pose a risk to a child, that applicant will not be employed.