Social Worker, Starship Child Health Starship Community
Social Worker, Starship Children’s Health, Starship Community
- Excellent opportunity to work with New Zealand’s leading DHB and develop your Social Worker career
- Permanent and Fixed term, full time positions available
An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Social Worker to join the Starship Community Team!
- A social worker with experience working with children, young people and their families in a community setting?
- Able to thrive in a challenging environment where evidence-based practice, strengths in interdisciplinary practice, clinical reasoning, and decision making skills are highly valued?
- Seeking an opportunity to continue in your professional growth and develop your career?
- Competent to respond to child safety and wellbeing concerns in a complex and dynamic multiagency context?
Starship Community is an interdisciplinary team of professionals providing nursing, allied health, technical and cultural support to children, young people and their families living within the Auckland DHB area. We are looking for an experienced, motivated and dynamic social worker with a passion for working with children, their families and whanau.
Your focus will be providing social work support to children and their families and whanau who have high health and social needs in the community.
This position offers an ideal opportunity for you to develop or extend your social work expertise, as part of an interdisciplinary team. You will benefit from regular formal supervision, peer review, collegial support and active participation in education and in-service programmes.
You will need to be a NZ Registered Social Worker with a current Annual Practising Certificate. Previous experience working in a health setting and in child protection would be an advantage. Experience working with Maori and Pacific communities is desired. The ability to work autonomously in a multi-cultural environment is essential.
There is a permanent and fixed term full time roles available working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday based out of Greenlane Clinical Centre. As the role is a community role, a full and clean NZ drivers licence is also required.
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We are a values 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 seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work” at Auckland DHB.
To apply, please click on the link below and submit your application online attaching your latest CV and cover letter with Job reference ADHB12818.
For more information or for help with your online application, please contact Honey Pillai– Recruitment Consultant on HPillai@adhb.govt.nz
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.
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|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Social Worker|
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