Social Worker / Kaimahi Toko I te Ora (Medical Ward)
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Location: Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: Medical Ward
Contract: Permanent, Part Time (0.5FTE / 20 hours per week)
Salary: As per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
The Hutt Valley District Health Board seeks a qualified and registered social work professional for our medical ward.
You will be a key member of the multi-disciplinary team, providing comprehensive psychosocial and risk assessments, and ensuring safe and supported patient discharges. This is an exciting, fast paced, skilled social work role. You will be working with patients and their family/whanau who are experiencing varied and often complex emotional, social and physical health related needs. The role requires creative, innovative thinking and problem solving.
This position is part time and consists of 0.5 FTE (20 hours) per week across Monday to Friday. You will work with the other social workers on the medical ward to triage needs, allocate work and provide cross cover as required.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Social Work Service is a supportive team, committed to professional development and continuous learning and clinical improvements. As a social worker within the service you will also provide cover to other parts of the hospital when required.
Moū - About you
The preferred applicant will have previous health experience, will be able to work comfortably within multiple systemic layers for the benefit of our patients, and have experience supporting patients and families with complex decision making and discharge planning.
You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
You must have excellent time-management and triaging skills, be self-motivated
and work well under pressure. You must be a team player and be skilled in
developing relationships with a variety of hospital based health professionals,
in addition to community based services and primary health care providers.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.
The 2DHBs 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:
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 Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (2116263-22) in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Hutt Valley|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Social Worker|
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