Social Worker - Senior Clinician (Part Time) Ngaa Raukohekohe, Mental Health, Counties Manukau District
Part Time (0.4FTE)
Salary will depend on placement on PSA Allied, Public Health & Technical MECA (between Step 9-12)
Are you interested in working in a community mental health & addictions team, specifically developed to meet the needs of the Franklin area?
Counties Manukau District provides health and disability services to over 500,000 people in our local community. We are focused on achieving better health outcomes for our growing patient population, with particular emphasis on Maaori and Pacific peoples and other communities with health disparities.
An exciting position for a Social Worker - Senior Clinician has become available with Ngaa Raukohekohe, a specialist mental health service for adults living in the Franklin Area. Our integrated locality based team provide specialist mental health care for those with serious mental health problems and provide consultation and liaison with primary care partners for those with mild to moderate concerns.
This designated role is responsible for providing a high standard of comprehensive Social Work services to individuals, their families / whaanau. This position requires the use of developed clinical expertise and competencies to deliver and support professional services within mental health and addiction services. This includes managing cases with higher clinical complexity and leading quality improvement and research activities.
The successful candidate must be able to provide this service in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner, in accordance with designated Social Work standards of practice, organisational policy, National Mental Health Standards and underpinned by the principles in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The ability to provide culturally appropriate specialised assessment and intervention for Maaori is a prerequisite.
We are seeking a Social Worker with a current annual practicing certificate and a minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a social worker in mental health and addiction services. A thorough knowledge of Counties Manukau community resources and networks is essential. Experience with leading and supporting quality improvement and Clinical teaching and coaching would be advantageous.
This is a part time 0.4FTE role, ideally working Mondays and Tuesdays however this can be discussed during interview stage.
If you enjoy being part of a positive working environment, this could be the role for you! We work closely with our service users, NGO’s and their Primary Care providers. We can offer you a chance to work both independently and as part of a strong quality-focussed team. You will also be provided with on-going support with clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.
- SWRB registration
- Current Annual Practising Certificate
- At least five years’ experience as a Mental Health Social Worker
- Full clean driver’s license
What's in it for you?
- A great learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
- Fantastic culture and team environment
- Pro rata refund of your annual practising certificate cost
- Onsite professional development sessions
- Discounted services as part of our work perks
Please apply online by clicking on “Apply Now”.
To review the position description please ''click here''. If you have questions about this role, please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 2760044 ext 58680 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications Close: 12 February 2023
Job Number: CMH07262
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - South & East Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Allied Health - Social Worker|
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