Community Social Worker (0.8 FTE) Franklin Locality, Community Health Service - Te Whatu Ora at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Part Time 0.8FTE - 64 hours per fortnight
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (step 1 $58,513 - 8 $85,204)
Counties Manukau District is at the forefront of innovative health delivery, serving New Zealand’s most culturally diverse population. It is this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level. We provide a range of community-based services with a focus on quality client care utilising an interdisciplinary approach with allied health and nursing.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join our friendly team based at Franklin Locality - Pukekohe Hospital. This role will focus on providing Community Social Work intervention to patients within the large Franklin Locality and at times be based at the inpatient Rehabilitation Ward for Older Adults.
In this position, you will enjoy a diverse range of clinical presentations helping you develop your knowledge and expertise in Social Work Intervention and practise. You will work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team with a restorative approach to patient and family care. Your skill base will be broad and holistic with problem solving as a key strength. You'll be solving real life challenges on a daily basis, changing for the better the lives of many in our community. Ideally you will be well versed with what the community has to offer our clients. You will have the support of the interdisciplinary team including Advanced Clinician for Social Work and access to ongoing professional development opportunities across the Counties Manukau District. You will have access to regular supervision as per your clinical requirements.
If you enjoy variety, new challenges, working in a multicultural setting and being part of an interdisciplinary community team then we look forward to hearing from you.
- NZ Registered Social Worker with current annual practising certificate
- Minimum of 2 years relevant Social Work experience post registration
- Passion for working with patients and whanau to improve health outcomes
- Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a team
- IT and Telehealth experience
- Full, clean driver’s license
- Advanced skills and confidence in completing Social Work Psychosocial assessments and intervention.
- Culturally safe practice and commitment to reducing inequity
- Ability to work autonomously
Please note that this service operates over 7 days per week. How this may work for you as an individual can be discussed in more detail at interview stage.
For more information please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or Amy.Lin@middlemore.co.nz.
Applications Close: 2 February 2023
Job Number: CMH202310260
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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