Social Worker - Northern Locality at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai o Poutini West Coast, Buller and Northern Areas
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent 0.8 FTE (32 hours per week) position.
- Option to pick up 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week) fixed term June 2023 to end of July 2023
- Role will be primarily based in Westport.
Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini
My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many
What you - ll do with your time;
You will be working in a small supportive and close knit Multi Disciplinary team including other Allied Health Professionals We have a great working relationship with District Nursing, Complex Clinical Care Network and other community services, all based in the Westport campus. We are also opening of our brand new Integrated family Health Centre nearly next year!
The Northern West Coast is renowned for its beauty, wilderness and outdoor activity opportunities, the people of the Buller area are resilient , can do folk with a strong Community spirit .
As a Social Worker you will be responsible for providing
appropriate and effective psychosocial assessment, diagnosis, intervention,
monitoring and evaluation to clients.
It is essential that you have;
- A recognised tertiary qualification in Social Work
- Registration with the Social Work Registration Board of NZ
- A current certificate of competency to practice social work
What we are about
We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.
We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development
We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.
This isn - t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.
What - s Next
Please apply online via our careers website or for further questions or a copy of the relevant job description, please contact: Jenny Bailey
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated againstCovid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission ofCovid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai o Poutini West Coast|
|Location:||Buller and Northern Areas|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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