Social Worker (Whānau Care Services)
Capital & Coast District Health Board
Closing Date : 25 Mar 2018
Are you a qualified, experienced and passionate Social worker? Or are you keen to develop your skills in an interesting and specialised area of practice? Then this position could be the role for you!
Whānau Care Services has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Social Worker to work directly with Māori patients, their whānau and C&C DHB staff to provide expert care, from admission to an inpatient setting through to integration back into the community. This is a full time fixed term/ secondment opportunity for 12 months. We will consider part time and job sharing options.
You will be based at Wellington Regional Hospital, and work alongside a dynamic multi-disciplinary team dedicated team providing a variety of services to patients who identify as Māori.
Utilising your comprehensive generalist Social Work skills, your strengths-based approaches combined with culturally focused clinical approaches will safely and effectively meet the needs of the people we work with. Your role will co-work work with other Social Workers to improve access, provide education, coordinate treatment, support and provide advocacy in all care for Māori patients from all services
As the successful candidate you will join an enthusiastic and dynamic multi-disciplinary team dedicated team providing a variety of services to patients who identify as Māori. You are required to be registered or provisionally registered with the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board. Relevant Health Social Work experience as well as experience working with children and families would be an advantage. We provide regular clinical supervision and continuing professional development.
This role falls under the Allied Health Career Framework which supports the growth and development of the Allied Health workforce through the development of advanced clinical and/or leadership roles. For further information, please visit: https://www.ccdhb.org.nz/working-with-us/allied-health-scientific-and-technical-careers/allied-health-career-framework/
Candidates will be contacted by the CCDHB if they are successfully shortlisted. Referees will only be contacted with candidates’ permission during the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email if they were not successful for an interview.
All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button (applications for positions will not be accepted unless accompanied by one).
Applications close on the 25th March 2018. Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email Recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate vacancy number and job title in the subject line.
Apply here: https://capitalhealth.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Social-Worker-Whanau-Care-Services-/Wellington-Hospital/13528