Renal Social Worker at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Renal Social Worker 0.9FTE (36 hrs per week).
Renal team – Inpatients & Community North
Te Whatu Ora – New Zealand Health
Are you looking for your next career challenge? Do you want to be part of a dynamic, committed and supportive multidisciplinary team? As a renal social worker at Te Whatu Ora – New Zealand Health Waitemata you will be part of an enthusiastic team where your social work skills and ability to empathise with our client group will be greatly valued.
The renal social work team works with patients and families both within the hospital and community settings. The renal social workers work closely with the pre-dialysis and pre/ post-transplant nurses. They attend outpatient clinics and family meetings as part of the multi-disciplinary team and work with patients and their families on dialysis at home and in our three dialysis units.
You will provide psychosocial assessments, therapeutic counselling and social work interventions for patients in the inpatient ward and Dialysis Unit based at North Shore Hospital. You will also undertake some community based work.
It is essential that you have social work experience in the health sector of working with Maori clients, Pacific Island clients and their whanau and families as well as experience working with other cultural groups. Experience gained in an inpatient hospital setting and in the community is preferred.
The successful applicant will have experience of working therapeutically with people experiencing ill health, grief and loss and managing complex social issues. A social work degree and registration with the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board is required. We would consider equivalent overseas professional registration as long as the candidate is within New Zealand and working towards NZ registration.
• share our passion for delivering an excellent service
• are a dynamic clinician seeking new opportunities
• enjoy team work but are also capable of working autonomously
We have a lot to offer you:
• A hardworking, supportive yet fun environment
• Regular in-services, support from skilled senior staff, opportunity to access funding for professional development
• Other work perks include: 6 months Free Health cover (must apply within 4 weeks of starting)
• Access to Free 24/7 Gym and free Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounts at some great companies via our Waitemata Work Perks network
• Dedicated global immigration consultant
Then we want to hear from you and encourage you to apply online now!
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For further information please contact Sian Lyness, Social Work Clinical Leader by email firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 722 803, or Delia McKenna, Professional & Clinical Leader for Social Work at email@example.com or 021 274 0567.
If you require assistance with your online application please contact recruitment consultant Bairavi Thavarasa on 09 486 8920 ext 47251
Closing date: WDHB15732
Closing Date : 9th February 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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