Community Social Worker - MHSOP at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Are you interested in?
Fostering meaningful therapeutic relationships in a time rich, open and non-restrictive service where you can influence positive change?
Working with people with a wide range of clinical presentations and at different stages of their recovery journey?
If the answer is YES, then we have a role for you!
We are looking for an experienced Registered Social Worker to join our team here at MHSOP.
ADHB Mental Health Service for Older People (MHSOP) provides support to help older people experiencing serious mental health problems reach their best possible function and wellness.
Our aim is to enable individuals to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible in the environment of their and their family’s choosing.
We generally work with people aged 65 years and over. We work with people who have long-standing or late-onset mental health problems and/or people with dementia complicated by serious behaviour and or psychological symptoms. Referrers - please see detailed service entry criteria included in the GP section.
Who Are We?
Our team consists of staff from a wide variety of backgrounds who are skilled in supporting older people, their whanau and communities.
Our team includes:
• Clinical Psychologists
• Social Workers
• Occupational Therapists
• Community Support Workers
Our team is supported by administration and a management team. Our team also provides training experience for students from a range of health professions e.g. student nurses. Students are supervised by a health professional and you will always be asked if you agree to have a student involved in your care.In this role, you will undertake clinical casework and provide social work interventions, including group work in collaboration with the service user, family and the multidisciplinary team to promote recovery.
You will apply your social work skills using appropriate outcome measures a be an integral part in discharge planning where knowledge of community resources will be essential.
You will need to be registered with the Social Workers Registration Board with a current Annual Practising Certificate. Experience working in Mental Health is essential. Full New Zealand Drivers Licence is required for this position.
The role is permanent, full time 40 hours per week based at Greenlane with easy access to the motorway and plenty of onsite and off-street parking.
Does this sound like you? If the answer is YES, then APPLY NOW with a CV and Cover Letter
Would you like to know more about this role or for a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Lee Peace , Interim Clinical Team Leader on 021 801 457.
For help with your online application please contact Caryne Tee, Recruitment Coordinator at CaryneT@adhb.govt.nz quoting reference number ADHB11826.
Applications close 24th October 2021 with shortlisting and interviews commencing a week after closing date.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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