Needs Assessor Service Coordinator at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Disability Support Link - Health of Older People
The details: Permanent full-time/part-time and fixed term positions available
Disability Support Link is the Needs Assessment and Service Coordination agency for Waikato District Health Board. We work closely with other older person’s services both in the hospital and the community.
We are looking for registered health professionals to work within our Health of Older People team. This will be a varied and exciting role that will work alongside clients, families, local communities and inpatient settings so that the process of a needs assessment and service coordination reflects both client needs and community strengths.
We have a full time and part time, permanent position, and a full time fixed term position covering parental leave available. These positions could be based in Hamilton, Cambridge, Te Awamutu or Tokoroa. The hours of work are between Monday and Friday, 8am to 4.30pm.
The successful applicant will need to be prepared to work flexibly, learning and working in the both inpatient and community roles.
The successful applicant will need to hold current New Zealand practicing certificate, and have:
• proven assessment skills including comprehensive geriatric assessment, excellent written and oral communication skills
• an enjoyment for working in partnership with people of all ages and their families to develop an individualised support package
• an ability to work with a multidisciplinary team and across all sectors
• previous experience working in the disability or gerontology sector
• a current full New Zealand drivers licence
Prior experience working with interRAI is an advantage but not essential as training would be provided.
If you think this is a role you are interested in we would love to hear from you.
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Caitlin Oldman in the Recruitment Team on Caitlin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Application closing date: 15 August 2022
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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