Social Worker - Psychiatry for Older People
Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand, we're driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
About the role:
Right now we have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Registered Social Worker to join our supportive Community Mental Health team based in Whangarei in a part time role (32 hours per week, Monday to Friday).
This role provides specialist social assessment and complex case management for referred older people and their whanau. We are a small, close knit team, providing big results so if you want to work in a fun, friendly and supportive team environment, apply now.
To be successful in this role you will:
- Be registered with the NZ Social Workers Registration Board and hold a current practicing certificate
- Hold a full drivers licence
- Ideally have experience working within the Community Mental Health and Addiction setting
- Have well developed communication and interpersonal skills
- Be able to work as part of a positive and productive multidisciplinary team
Additionally you will be committed to providing a quality consumer focused service that is based on best practice principles, the principles of recovery and aligned to the National Mental Health and Addiction Service Standards.
Full orientation and training will be provided to the successful candidate as well as relocation assistance if required – If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today.
A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH22-105
Closes: 3 April 2023
|Location:||North Island - Northland - Whangarei|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Social Worker|
|Attachments:|| AH22-105 - JD v2 - Social Worker POPS - Whangarei.pdf (PDF, 289KB)