Social Worker / Kaimahi Toko i te Ora
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital - Leave Cover
Service: ORA Social Work
Contract: Fixed Term/Part Time 20 hours per week
Salary: $68,371 - $85,992
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker to join our inpatient service at Wellington Regional Hospital. The social worker in this role will cover into all areas of the hospital when the usual social worker is on leave. Areas include the Emergency Department, Medical, Surgical, Oncology, Renal, Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Neurology, Intensive Care Unit, Women - s Health, Neo-Natal Unit and Paediatrics. The role will be varied and interesting with the opportunity to flex into different areas of the hospital. The Social Worker will be supported to upskill in areas they are not familiar with.
The Social Worker will be allocated referrals by either the Social Work Team Leader or Social Work Coordinator. They will also provide social work throughout Wellington Hospital for 6 hours on Saturdays on a roster basis, approximately 3-4 times a year and paid at penal rates.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
We are a team of 22 social workers based at Wellington Hospital who provide a service to patients and their whānau across inpatient, outpatient and community settings. We complete psycho social assessments across the age range and provide holistic social work interventions. This role is well supported by all other team members. Come and join our friendly experienced team in a supportive workplace environment.
Moū - About you
As the successful candidate you will have a real passion for working in health social work and be highly motivated to improving health outcomes for patients and their whānau. You will be able to work collaboratively and effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and with external agencies.
We welcome applications from social workers who have a dedication and passion for this work. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds who share our values to apply, and would greatly appreciate seeing applicants from our Māori and Pacific communities.
The successful applicant will have the following skills and attributes:
- NZ Registered Social Worker with current annual practising certificate
- Minimum of 3 years social work practice
- The ability to complete psychosocial needs assessment
- Navigating and working within the legal requirements of health care and social work
- A clear understanding of the health needs of Māori and Pacific Island communities
- Therapeutic social work counselling experience (desirable)
- Previous work in a health setting and a good understanding of health social work
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.
To find out more about us click on the following links:
Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email email@example.com and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH060-23) in the subject line.
Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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