Social Worker - Integrated Safety Response at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Community Mental Health, 193 London Street, Hamilton
The details: Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight
Access to postgraduate education, to build on existing knowledge Extensive internal training opportunities, to support skill development Full orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our services Access to Clinical supervision
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Worker to join the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) health team which is based with Community Mental Health & Addictions Service at 193 London Street, Hamilton.
Ideally you will be dynamic and flexible with a can do attitude. You will be a highly skilled communicator with a commitment to fostering partnerships and interagency collaboration and be able to work effectively as part of a team. We are a 7 day a week service so this is a rostered position between the hours of 0800-1630.
(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Integrated Safety Response (ISR) is a police-led multi-agency pilot that works collaboratively with key Government and non-Government agencies reviewing all incidents of family harm that occur in the Waikato with the primary aim to assess the risk of family harm/family violence that is occurring and intervene with an integrated, cross sector safety plan to reduce the escalation of harm, prevent further harm and connect families and children with the support they need.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Applicants must have registration, or be eligible for registration, with the Social Workers Registration Board of New Zealand and hold a current full clean drivers licence.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
- Whakamana – Give and earn respect
- Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
- Mauri Pai – Fair play
- Whakapakari – Growing the good
- Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Robyn.Payne@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 31 December 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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