Social Worker, Physical Health at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki, Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora Taranaki
Location: Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Service: Physical Health Inpatient Wards
Contract: Permanent full-time, 1.0 FTE (80 Hours per fortnight)
Te Whatu Ora Taranaki (formerly Taranaki District Health Board) is a large organisation (2,400 staff) operating in the exciting, changing health sector and providing health services to a population of 116,600 people. To hear more about our culture view the video on our careers page.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
You will work within a supportive team of social workers to provide comprehensive social work assessment and intervention for tangata whaiora inpatient in our medical, surgical and rehabilitation wards at Taranaki Base Hospital in New Plymouth. You will liaise closely with individuals, families and the multidisciplinary team and develop strong links with community services as required to provide integrated care for individuals. You will have regular supervision and support with continuing professional development.
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Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Te Whatu Ora Taranaki employs approximately 350 allied health professionals across its services. You will be joining the physical health social work team; a friendly team of 12 that is diverse in skills and experience, a team that welcomes collaboration, and that values the contribution of each team member. The Physical Health inpatient social work team has 10 skilled practitioners working in a range of medical, surgical, and rehabilitation settings.
Moū - About you
A successful applicant will have been able to demonstrate their ability to be a clear communicator, a builder of connections within the wider community and have excellent time management skills. You will be independently managing a caseload of varying complexity and completing assessments with an interprofessional lens. You will be working closely with other health professions.
You will need to have:-
- New Zealand registration with the Social Workers Registration Board and a current Annual Practicing Certificate
- The ability to work collaboratively with others to provide integrated care to clients with a diverse range of challenges.
- Ideally, you’ll have two or more years of experience working in a health or disability field of practice.
- Working visa/NZ residence (as appropriate).
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki, we believe having workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. We are a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
When you choose to work with us, we will offer you:
- A comprehensive orientation and induction to our organisation and your department
- In-house Professional development
- Up to date facilities
- Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams
- Subsidised onsite hospital recreation centre membership
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.
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 Marc Fabris, Acting Social Work Professional Lead at: email@example.com and indicate the job title in the subject line.
Applications Close Friday 31 March 2023
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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