Social Worker / Kaimahi Toko i te Ora (Child Health & Infectious Diseases) at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington), Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Wellington Hospital ' Community Child Health and Infectious Diseases
Service: ORA Social Work Service
Contract: Permanent, Part-time (0.8FTE / 32 hours per week. Work hours flexible and negotiable)
Salary: As Per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
This is a
part time, permanent position working in the community across two health
services; Child Health and Infectious Diseases.
- The Child Health role works with patients aged 0 ' 15 years and their
whānau in the community from Johnsonville/Newlands to Miramar/Seatoun. You will work with a diverse group of
paediatric patients with significant health needs. You will complete psycho social assessments
and work alongside whānau, the Child Health Multi-Disciplinary Team members and
external agencies to improve children's health outcomes. When
child protection concerns are identified you will work with whānau to complete
a risk assessment and safety plan to address these.
- The Infectious Diseases role works primarily with people diagnosed with
HIV aged 16 years and over. In this
role, therapeutic social work is provided to people and their whānau to help
them manage the psychological and social impact of their diagnosis. The Social Worker will assist with navigating
and accessing supports to meet emotional, social and financial needs. The role works closely with the HIV Clinical
Nurse Specialist and the Infectious Diseases team.
- The role provides cover into other areas of the hospital as needed and
social work on Saturday's across inpatient services on a roster basis,
approximately 3 -4 times per year receiving penal pay rates.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
We are a team of 23 social workers who provide a service to patients and their whānau across inpatient, outpatient and community settings. We complete psycho social assessments across the age range and provide holistic social work interventions. Come and join our friendly experienced team in a supportive workplace environment.
Moū ' About you
You will be a New Zealand Registered Social Worker with a current practicing certificate and 3 years Social Work experience with at least 2 years' experience within a health setting. You will have an understanding of grief, loss and change as it relates to long term health conditions. You will have excellent communication, documentation and time management skills. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the right skills and experience who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori and Pacific Peoples communities.
E pā ana ki a tatou ' About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity Health Organisations, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH228-22) in the subject line.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including having had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.