Allied Health Social Worker at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
The Social Work team at Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua | MidCentral provides services to the wider MidCentral region. MidCentral District is looking for an experienced Allied Health social worker to join the social work team for physical health.
This position is 40hours per week, covering a parental leave vacancy and is based in the Palmerston North/ Manawatu community. This position is predominantly inpatient work.
The applicant must have a recognised social work qualification, New Zealand registration, relevant experience in the health field, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills, a sense of humour and be able to work in a multidisciplinary setting along with other health and community based professionals.
A driver's licence is essential and ANZASW membership is desirable.
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees. We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions. With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you'll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
- An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
- A professional and supportive culture and team setting
- Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
- Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
Applicants are required to apply online via our website as below. However if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, you are welcome to contact Jayne McNeilage, Clinical Coordinator/Social Worker, on 06 350 8389 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Some positions are defined as a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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