Social Worker - Regional Forensic Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Kenepuru Hospital/Porirua
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Ratonga Rua O Porirua Campus (Porirua)
Service: Wellington Community Forensic Team
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Salary: $63,702 - $83,030 per annum
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
The Regional Forensic Community Mental Health Team is looking for an experienced Social Worker that provides safe and clinically effective patient/client assessments and intervention within a forensic mental health setting. You will work alongside your team to provide effective, quality social work services to clients within the Forensic Inpatient Units and out in the community. You will also provide consultation/liaison with other DHB mental health services, NGO providers and patient - s family and whanau. You will actively participate in the multidisciplinary team.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Te Korowai Whariki (TKW) is an operational group of regional and national services that has staff based in various locations in the Central Region, from Gisborne to Wanganui through to Wellington. Te Korowai Whariki services are both inpatient and community based. Te Korowai Whariki consists primarily of two arms - Central Regional Services and the Intellectual Disability (ID) Services
The regional arm includes the Central Regional Forensic Mental Health Service, Youth Forensic Service and Rehabilitation and Extended Care inpatient Service. This position is located in the regional arm of Te Korowai-Whāriki which includes the Central Regional Forensic Mental Health Service. The Forensic Mental Health Service operates at the interface between Mental Health Services and the Justice System and works within the following settings - prisons, courts, community, and inpatient. The Service offers assessment and rehabilitation services to defendants charged with criminal offences and offenders who have psychiatric illness.
Moū - About you
We are looking for a social worker with at least 2-5 years in clinical experience applicable to this role. The ability to work as part of a team is essential to this role.
The ideal candidate would also have:
- A NZ Registered Social Worker with current annual practicing certificate.
- A commitment and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi (and application to health) and a willingness to work positively in improving health outcomes for Maori.
- A provision for a culturally safe and bicultural practice with patients/clients and their whānau.
- The ability to maintain competency to practice through identification of learning needs and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities.
- A high standard of written and spoken English.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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