Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities

Advance Notice - Talking Therapies (previously known as EAP Counselling Services and Professional Supervision)

What we need
Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities (Kāinga Ora) are seeking to create a group panel of providers to support a nationwide range of confidential talk-based therapies to our people. This supports our requirement of providing a safe psychological work environment to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
You may be able to provide some or all the following or:
• confidential counselling for all Kāinga Ora employees as issues arise
• ongoing Professional Supervision for Kāinga Ora employees in roles at higher risk of exposure to psychosocial hazards
• other talk therapies to help our people manage personal and/or work-related issues which can affect their wellbeing and work performance.

The opportunity will include, but not be limited to:
• services provided with expertise to support a diverse workforce including people with Te Ao and Kaupapa Māori, Pasifika, disability, Rainbow, pan-Asian, neuro-diverse and refugee backgrounds.
• being delivered in the most appropriate way for the situation e.g. individual and group sessions, in-person and virtual modes, onsite support
• a user-friendly website, digital tools and accessible booking system with SSO (single sign on)
• customisable reporting and anonymised data
• ability to provide some or all of the following broader support:

o Critical incident responses (e.g. de-briefs after distressing events)
o General financial and career guidance
o Personal legal advice (excluding employment relations issues)
o Addiction (e.g. alcohol and drug) intervention programmes
o tool for leaders (e.g. managing performance and behavioural issues)
o Traditional healing e.g. Rongoā Māori, Mirimiri
o Lifestyle coaching e.g. activity, nutrition, and sleep.

We’re open to hear about alternative talking therapy services that are evidence-based and not listed above.

Status Open
Tenderer https://www.gets.govt.nz/HNZC
Closing 30 Apr 2024 4:00 PM NZST
Reference 29118681
Notice Type Notice of Information (NOI)
Regions New Zealand
Contact Details Kainga Ora Procurement
procurement@kaingaora.govt.nz
Published 28 Mar 2024 4:00 PM NZDT

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