Permanent Part time – 3 days per week: Flexible days, based at Manukau Campus.

Graduate Opportunity – Full time: Fixed – term to December 2022, based Otara East Tamaki


Join a supportive team at the Health and Counselling Centre doing the mahi that makes a difference to tauira,(students) lives.

MIT is at the forefront of changing lives with tertiary education and a strong vision of getting people into great jobs.  One of our core values is Manaakitanga, we bring manaaki to everything we do at MIT.  As part of a small close knit tima,- ‘au,-(team) dually located between Otara and MIT Manukau, our centre provides wellness services to our students. Our friendly multi-disciplinary team engages with our tauira – (students) through the provision of accessible and services.

We are passionate about ensuring our tauira are supported in their health and well-being.


E pā ana ki te tūranga – About the Role

  • Providing counselling services to tauria in an appropriate and culturally safe way.
  • Referring and liaising with other health agencies and community services.
  • Assisting MIT staff to identity and manage the needs of ‘at risk tauira .
  • Assisting with staff development and training in areas of expertise.
  • Working collaboratively and positively within the Student Experience and Success team.
  • Promoting collaborative working relationships with academic departments and Student Support Services.

If you are seeking a change and are motivated by a role where the rewards are great we would love to hear from you.


To Apply

Contact: If you would like any further information please contact Alison Redfern-Daly, People and Culture (09) 968 8759 or use the email form (include Job Number 28040 in the subject line).

Job Reference: 28040

Apply Online & download the Job Description at MIT Careers

Applications close: Friday, 17th June, 2022

Please note we may shortlist and interview before the above close date.


Q E pā ana ki Te Whare Takiura o Manukau - About MIT

Our tauira bring a variety of issues and are diverse in terms of their age, ethnicity and culture. The successful applicant/s will need to be an experienced Counsellor or Psychotherapist with full membership to NZAC, or NZCCA or NZAP or a graduate with Provisional Membership for the fixed term role. Ideally the successful candidates will bring a minimum of a Bachelors qualification in counselling, or psychotherapy with the ability to work independently while also making a contribution to the wider team.

As well as offering outstanding campus services and courses to our students, we offer our employees' access to reduced fees for under-fives at MIT's Children's Education Centre, professional development days, discounts for health insurance, banking, retail services. Our employee's well-being is important, MIT has teamed up with Auckland Council Leisure to provide discounted membership to their gyms in South Auckland.