Social Worker - CMHAS at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Community Mental Health & Addiction Services
Permanent full time (32 hours per week)
Te Whatu Ora vaccination policy
As one of Aotearoa's largest employers of the health and disability workforce and a leader across the sector, Te Whatu Ora has and continues to have an obligation to ensure both the safety and wellbeing of its staff and patients.
Te Whatu Ora has an expectation that all new staff will be up to date with their vaccinations before they join Te Whatu Ora.
Are you a Registered Social Worker? Do you want to join our friendly, supportive and experienced multidisciplinary team to provide co existing mental health and addiction services to service users/tangata whaiora?
We are looking for a committed and experienced fulltime Social Worker to work in our community mental health and addiction team. The successful applicant must have experience in Social Work practice; have a range of case management, clinical assessment and treatment intervention knowledge and skills to support people to achieve positive health and wellbeing outcomes in their recovery.
Whanganui has something for everyone. From excellent education and sports training facilities, outdoor adventure pursuits, great value-for-money housing, and a maximum 15 minute drive from most suburbs to the central business district, or Whanganui Hospital.
This position requires you to have essential skills and knowledge requirements beyond the normal relevant tertiary qualification, registration with the Social Workers Registration Board and current Annual Practicing Certificate.
To be considered you will need:
Clinical knowledge in mental health disorders, psychiatric and addiction medications and the management of risk.
Experience in delivering therapeutic modes of intervention in a person centred, whānau/family friendly, recovery model.
Three years' experience working in mental health and addiction clinical settings, with case load management, identifying and delivering clinical and psychosocial care to adults experiencing psychiatric disabilities in a variety of community settings highly desirable.
High levels of communication, interpersonal and managing diversity skills, empathy and bi-cultural sensitivity.
Competent computer skills in Microsoft word and ability to learn computer software packages quickly, a police clearance and current clean driver's license are also required.
This position affords flexible working hours, scope to develop and enhance services, with a innovative and committed team. If you have any questions please contact: Michel Manning, Clinical Manager, Mental Health and Addictions Services on 06 3481207 or 021320894.
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
Applications close: 4 October 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachment:||About Whanganui District Health Board.pdf (PDF, 178KB)
wdhb-application-form-November 2021.pdf (PDF, 111KB)
CMHAS Social Worker Job Description 2021.pdf (PDF, 358KB)
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