Social Worker (Allied Health) Adult Health, Part Time
E ngā whānau whānui, ngā kārangaranga tangata, nau mai haere mai
- Are you passionate about achieving equitable outcomes for whānau Māori?
- Do you enjoy working with people (including whānau Māori) needing Social Work support when seeking hospital based care?
- Do you enjoy supporting the hauora aspirations of whānau Māori in the context of complex social factors?
- Are you seeking a permanent part time role (0.8 FTE)?
If yes, we have just the role for you!
Here is an opportunity to join our dedicated and supportive Adult Social Work team at Auckland City Hospital. Our team provides social work services to patients and their whanau who are experiencing grief and loss associated with sudden or chronic injury or ill health; the emotional impact of a diagnosis; end of life and sudden death. The work also includes responding to family violence, elder abuse and neglect, child protection issues, supporting people experiencing managing loss of decision making capacity and patients experiencing difficulties following recommended treatment in relation to their health issue.
Working from a trauma-informed, relationship-based practice approach, you will have the opportunity to sensitively assess a broad range of complex social situations and foster positive engagement with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds. You will work together with your clients and their whanau to strengthen their broader health and wellbeing. This role will involve the ability to provide a Maori worldview and work alongside whānau Māori with a range of health challenges to support meaningful engagement with Te Toka Tumai (Auckland DHB) treatment and community services.
The role is based at Auckland City Hospital with periodic travel to outpatient clinics and community locations within the ADHB catchment area as required.
Once you have completed your orientation and induction and settled into to your role, you will be expected to join the adult Social Work team after hours on-call and on-site rosters. Substantial orientation to this aspect of the role and on-going support will be provided.
To find out more about this role, please feel free to contact Myra Aranzaso , Social Work Practice Supervisor on 021 843 705 or on MyraA@adhb.govt.nz
What we can offer you:
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) is one of the leading healthcare providers in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population.
You will be provided with regular supervision and continuing professional development to enhance your capacity to engage in effective social work practice. You will receive routine and regular support from the Practice Supervisor, Clinical Lead and Professional Leader to achieve excellence in practice. Here is what we can offer you -
- A great team environment.
• The opportunity to contribute to inter disciplinary practice that seeks excellent health outcomes.
• A supportive work culture
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As the ideal person for this role, you will be an experienced social worker with current NZ registration and APC. You will have experience in health social work, grief and loss, child protection and family violence intervention and will have the ability to work autonomously in a busy multi-cultural hospital environment.
Your strengths in multi-agency and inter-agency collaboration and advocacy will support you to navigate complex dynamics as you hold the needs and best interests of the patient and whānau in view. A passion for helping to create a safe space for tangata whenua and tauiwi within the patient health context is welcomed.
You will also have a full, clean class 1 driver’s licence.
Please note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the role and to the competencies listed in the position description.
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and covering letter. For help with your application please email, Hamish Watson - Recruitment Consultant HamishWats @adhb.govt.nz quoting ref # ADHB12747 or phone Hamish on 021 948 906.
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|Location:||North Island - Auckland - Central Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Social Worker|
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