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Vocational Consultant | Kaitohutohu Umanga

  • Otago, NZ, Otago, New Zealand
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Sub-Contractor

About APM

We’re a diverse team of over 9,000 people across 11 countries with a shared purpose - to enable better lives. Our purpose is the common thread that lives in everything we do, and it starts with enabling better lives for our employees and their families too. In New Zealand, APM holds a number of contracts with ACC, MSD, NZDF as well as private employers to provide a range of services including Vocational and Community Rehabilitation, Pain and Injury Management, Workplace Health, Allied Health Intervention and Employment Services. 

Our work enables the people we serve to realise their ambitions and aspirations through sustainable employment, independence, better health and wellbeing, and increased social participation.

When you join APM, there’s an opportunity to grow your career in Human Services, across multiple global brands and geographies. You can expect a great work-life balance, extensive learning opportunities, networking programs and employee benefits. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, who rely on our services. 

At APM we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including indigenous peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with a disability.

About the role

Based in Dunedin, this role will see you working across a diverse client base to provide a wide range of quality vocational training and support tailored to individual client needs:

  • Career counselling services
  • CV, cover letter and application form preparation
  • Job search techniques across social media and the internet
  • Interview preparation including personal presentation
  • Liaison with a range of suppliers to coordinate licencing and skill development
  • Management of case funding including future requests
  • External stakeholder relationships with ACC, training providers and other professionals

Key skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualification (Level 6 or above) in either Career Counselling, Social Work or Human Resources
  • Affiliate, Professional or Full membership of CDANZ
  • A minimum of 2 years post graduate experience
  • Previous experience delivering ACC contracts and services specifically Back to work and IOA
  • Full NZ/AU Driver's Licence 

In return APM offers:

  • Flexible working options, including remote work
  • Be part of a small and supportive team
  • Employee Assistance providing access to confidential coaching and support
  • Wellbeing program

Our mission is to create positive change and enable better lives.

Our whakataukī He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together.

Our values underpin our work – integrity, customer focus, respect, empathy, achievement, teamwork and enthusiasm. Our Tikanga Māori values of Manaakitanga, Kotahitangi, Wairuatangai, Whānaungatanga and Rangatiratanga guide us to deliver culturally responsive and mana-enhancing services.

If this sounds like you, apply online with your CV and covering letter.  Should you wish to have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brianne Constantine on

You must have existing rights to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.

At APM, we celebrate equality, diversity, and inclusion for our team members, customers, and communities worldwide. We love that we are all different and value unique opinions, ideas, beliefs, perspectives and interests here at APM.

We believe no one should be disadvantaged by the differences that exist between us. No matter your gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability or social status, country of birth, age or religious belief, you are valued and respected for who you are, what you know and how you work.

APM is a place where you can bring your authentic self to work and be empowered to do your best work. 

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