Social Worker - Te Awhina at Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui), Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications for Social Worker – Te Awhina
Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit – Te Awhina
Permanent, full time (40 hours per week)
About the role
We have the opportunity for a motivated Social Worker to join the dynamic and progressive team for Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit – Te Awhina.
Your primary area of work will be Acute Mental Health. With Thriving Communities as our focus, you will also have the opportunity to engage in community-based work as part of the discharge process. This allows you to gain experience across a wide range of conditions at different stages of rehabilitation, whilst being supported by an integrative multi-disciplinary team.
Whanganui Hospital gives you the unique opportunity of being involved in tangata whaiora and whānau care for their whole patient journey. You will be able to build professional relationships with tangata whaiora and whānau along with other medical professionals involved in their care in the context of Te Whare Tapa Wha.
Align to WDHB values and vision
Hold full registration with the SWRB and a current annual practicing certificate
Have an understanding of other health professional roles
Motivated to maintain high level of knowledge and skill
Links with local and national community agencies and organisations
Ideally Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Social Worker
Ideally you will have experience working in an acute mental health unit and working knowledge of all Mental Health Act legislation is highly desirable
Ngā hua o te Mahi i Te Pōari o Whanganui | Working at the Whanganui DHB
We offer on-going support and training
We can mentor you in a very supportive team
We provide regular in-services and opportunities for funded external courses to enhance your Continued Professional Development
For more information, please contact Julie Whyte, Recruitment Coordinator on email@example.com or (06) 348 8911 or apply online at www.wdhb.org.nz/work-for-us
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 22 May 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||TA Social Worker Job Description 2022.pdf (PDF, 432KB)
wdhb-application-form-November 2021.pdf (PDF, 111KB)
About Whanganui District Health Board.pdf (PDF, 178KB)
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