A career with PGF
PGF Services is a not-for-profit organisation with a charitable status dedicated to eliminating harm caused by gambling.
The people who work with at PGF Services are passionate about what they do and are dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives.
North Island Practice Leader
Full Time Permanent: Based in Auckland or Hamilton
One in six Kiwis go without as a result of gambling
Do you love mental health and addictions work? Tired of being the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff?
It is a rare opportunity in the mental health and addiction field to be part of the fence at the top of the cliff as well as providing addiction services for those experiencing harm from gambling. We can provide you with that opportunity.
The Problem Gambling Foundation, now trading as PGF Group, is the overarching brand for PGF Services (counselling and health promotion), Asian Family Services and Mapu Maia (Pasifika Services).
At PGF Group we have a dynamic team environment that incorporates a holistic approach to minimising the harm caused by gambling. The organisation is funded to work with individuals, family members, groups, wider whanau and community groups. In addition, we have the flexibility to support any counselling modality that promotes client engagement and motivation. Our gambling harm counselling is free and extends to affected others such as whanau and partners.
This flexibility gives us the scope to find the perfect employee from a wide range of tertiary training backgrounds such as social work, counselling and/or addiction. Membership to an appropriate governing body is required.
This position also requires self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously and cross-culturally. A sense of humour is non-negotiable. An understanding of, and interest in, community development and/or health promotion is important. Clinical experience and skills to manage a diverse remote team are essential.
To be successful in this role you will have:
This is an exciting and challenging position offering both personal development and an opportunity to lead the North Island PGF Services team of passionate practitioners to make a real difference in communities.
The job description is available here.
To discuss the position contact Bridgitte Thornley 03 421 7626
All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and most recent CV and sent to:
Aung Ko Maung
P O Box 8021, Symonds St, Auckland, 1150
Applications close: 5pm on 3 February 2020