Senior Social Worker - Kaitakawaenga at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Senior Kaitakawaenga Māori Social Worker
- Is Whakawhanaungatanga important to you and your service of care?
- Are you passionate about Kaupapa Māori and your cultural connection to Māori?
- We are looking for a Kaitakawaenga with a passion for working with Māori.
E ngā mana, e ngā reo, Rangatira ma, tenei te panui ake i tenei Turanga, kua tu wātea mai hei kaimahi Māori mo Te Whatu Ora Waitematā. Tona taitara he: Kaitakawaenga / Social Worker
We’re looking for a highly motivated, energetic, independent social work practitioner – a great communicator who builds rapport with people easily and will be an effective member of our multi-disciplinary team.
This opportunity is for a Permanent Full Time position (1 FTE) working with the Inpatient and Community Services of Te Whatu Ora Waitematā. For the right candidate the position can be based either at North Shore or Waitakere Hospital. Te Whatu Ora, (Health NZ) Waitematā provide services across the Waitematā catchment area which is North Shore, Waitakere & Rodney.
The successful candidate will be patient and whānau-centred in their approach and have excellent social work skills including the ability to engage in therapeutic conversations. Experience working with Māori patients in a hospital setting as well as experience working in the community will be preferred.
The successful candidate will also have experience providing emotional support and social work interventions for people and whānau experiencing grief and loss, trauma, carer stress and needing assistance with complex problem solving. As a member of multi-disciplinary teams you will have the opportunity to consult and provide guidance on how to ensure best care is delivered to enhance clinical outcomes for Māori patients and their whānau.
You must hold a Bachelor of Social Work Degree and be registered with the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB), or be in a process to achieve registration and an Annual Practising Certificate prior to employment occurring. Membership of ANZASW and, or Tangata Whenua Social Workers Association is preferred.
We offer on-going professional development and support which allows you to meet your continuing competency requirements, including regular case review, cultural and professional supervision.
If being part of a Health Organisation that strives to improve equity of access and outcomes for Māori is something you’re passionate about we would love for you to apply. You can apply directly online by visiting our website at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number WDHB15977 or click on the "apply now" button on this page.
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For specific queries about the nature of this role please contact Sian Lyness Clinical Leader – Social Work on 021722803 - firstname.lastname@example.org or Delia McKenna Professional and Clinical Leader – Social Work on 0212740567 - email@example.com
For general enquiries or support with your online application please contact Bairavi Thavarasa, Recruitment Administrator - Bairavi.Thavarasa@waitematadhb.govt.nz
Job Number : WDHB15977
Closing Date: 25th June 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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