Career Development Association of New Zealand


Kay Pringle

Kay Pringle

Otago and Southland
Vocational Practitioner
Advantage South SRA
IPC, Dip. Career Guidance
Professional Memberships


  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Career Programme Design and Development
  • Group Facilitation and Training
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Professional CV Preparation
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

33 years of professional experience
20 years vocational rehabilitation experience

Skills and Experience include:
-Extensive experience in providing vocational rehabilitation services, developing and monitoring return to work programmes.
-Experience working within the Accident Compensation Act 2001, Health and Safety in Employment Legislation as well as Accident Compensation Corporation Policies and procedures.
-Communication and relationship management skills
-Vocational Assessment experience and plan writing
-Setting up work trials with employers and the monitoring of them
-Motivational and change management skills
-Key worker experience with interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams
-Experienced in working vocationally with a wide range of clients from prisons to corporate management
-Experienced and registered to use acceptable vocational assessment tools. (Hollands SDS)
-Experienced in teaching vocational skills to groups

Background Information
Kay is a Vocational Practitioner with considerable experience in the provision of vocational rehabilitation services. She has worked with clients in the Otago, Southland and South Canterbury areas of the South Island.

Kay is experienced in the referral to and management of service providers in vocational rehabilitation. She also has experience with working as a key worker within a multidisciplinary team.

She commenced her career as an Employment Recruitment Consultant later diversifying into Rehabilitation. Kay worked in this sector for 10 years working

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03 448 5001