Te Pou Takawaenga - Social Worker at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Pou Takawaenga – Women’s Health Social Worker – Fixed Term
E nga whanau whanui, nga karangaranga tangata, nau mai haere mai
- Are you passionate about working with wahine and whānau Māori in the pregnancy and post natal period?
- Do you enjoy working to establish hauora and promote equitable outcomes in the context of complex social factors?
- Are you interested in leadership and continuous development opportunities?
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
At Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
This is fixed term, part or full-time (0.7 - 1FTE) role based in the Te Toka Tumai, Auckland DHB Women’s Health Social Work team at Auckland City Hospital. This is the opportunity to opportunity to strengthen the model of care and also influence the wider Health Social Work team in supporting best practice around improving health outcomes for whānau Māori:
- This role will involve a strong ability to advocate wahine ora through the maternity journey
- As kaitakawaenga you will support the meaningful engagement of wahine and whānau Māori with maternity and community services
- Manage a caseload of resilient wahine hapū, many of whom will be navigating challenges including those related to the on-going impacts of colonisation
- The chance to work closely alongside Te Manawa o Hine, Auckland DHB Māori Midwifery team and the wider midwifery team
- Valuing relationships and maintaining strong networks with iwi and other partners will be essential to your success in this role
- We will provide you with regular supervision and continuing professional development
- Receive regular and routine support from your Practice Supervisor, Clinical Lead and Professional Leader
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
We welcome your passion for helping to create a safe space for tangata whenua within the women’s health context. As the ideal candidate for this role, you have the following skills and attributes:
- Evidence of current registration with the New Zealand Social Workers’ Registration Board (includes provisional registration) and a current Annual Practicing Certificate
- Strong cultural knowledge; capacity to work effectively alongside Māori
- Proven experience working with child protection and family violence intervention (preferred)
- Experience in Health Social Work (preferred)
- Leadership and advanced communication skills
For more information about this role please contact Hannah Frost on 021 938 540 or firstname.lastname@example.org
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB.
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The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical MECA 2018-2020)
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: Friday, 15 July 2022 at Time 11:59 pm (New Zealand standard time).
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role. Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the role and to the competencies listed in the position description.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Elismha Lubbe - Recruitment Consultant at ElismhaL@adhb.govt.nz quoting ref #ADHB14274 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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