Social Worker - Te Whetu Tawera at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Seeking an experienced Social Worker to join our team at Te Whetu Tawera
- Be a key part in the recovery journey of our Tangata Whai ora and use your skills and knowledge to improve health outcomes
- This is a permanent, full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for an experienced Social Worker at Te Whetu Tawera (TWT) the 58-bed acute inpatient mental health unit at Auckland City Hospital. We are located next to the beautiful Auckland City Domain, close to the scenic harbour and the City Centre, with access to public transport including bus and trains.
We have worked hard to build a great culture in our team. This is a multi-disciplinary team, it’s fast paced and can be stressful, but with great variation and not a lot of downtime, the days are rewarding and full. There is a full month orientation to start, and ongoing weekly supervision.
If you would like a role in a challenging and supportive working environment, then this is the role for you. Flexibility, skilled communication and a thorough knowledge of community resources are key and desired. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated understanding of contemporary recovery centred service delivery as well.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
We welcome applications from experienced Social Workers who have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Social Work and have experience working in the Mental Health field. You will be registered with the New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board. This position is not suitable for new graduates.
We are a value based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa).
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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