The 22-year-old, who scored as a substitute in his country's Euro 2016 qualifier victories over San Marino and Switzerland, is yet to open his club account for the season and missed a close-range chance in Sunday's 1-0 Barclays Premier League victory at Sunderland.
However, Pochettino is delighted with what Kane is giving the team and is certain it is only a matter of time before he starts to find the back of the net once again.
The Argentinian said after Tottenham's first win of the campaign: "I am very happy with him. He gives his best for the team, the effort was great and you know he only needs time to score again. I'm sure, because he has great skill in front of goal, that it's only a matter of time.
"He's very confident, very happy. After the game, he was very happy in the changing room because our mentality now as a team, as a squad, is first the result, the collective situation, before our individual problems or targets.
Adidas Soccer Cleats US10 "That's why we are very pleased with the players, because now the mentality is a collective mentality. Always that is important, the collective, the team.
Messi Soccer Cleats US11 "Of course, after that everyone has individual targets, but first it's the interests of the team and for that, we are very happy."
Adidas Messi 10.1 Cleat Orange Kane, who scored a late own goal to hand Sunderland a 2-2 draw in the corresponding fixture last season, played a part in his side's 82nd-minute winner this time around when he and substitute Erik Lamela combined to allow midfielder Ryan Mason to finish off a move he had started.
Messi Soccer Cleats US6.5 However, the Black Cats enjoyed the better of the game for long periods with Ola Toivonen's presence adding brawn to the pace of Jermain Defoe and Jeremain Lens and Fabio Borini's invention, with Defoe and substitute Jack Rodwell both hitting the woodwork.
Pochettino, who said the knee injury Mason suffered while scoring would be assessed on Monday, said: "We are happy with our first victory in the Premier League.
Messi Birthday Cleat "It was important for the players to give them confidence because it's never easy when you play well and you deserve to win - like in the last few games - and you don't get the victory, it's never easy to work.
"But I am very pleased with the players. I think we deserved a lot from the second half, because the first half was an open game. But in the second half, we dominated and created the better chances and I think in the end, it was fair, the result."