Social Worker - Thames Hospital

Social Worker - Thames Hospital

Waikato District Health Board

Social Worker - Thames Hospital

Details of the offer

Permanent, 64 hours per fortnight
About the role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified practitioner to join the social work team in Thames which covers the inpatient wards in Thames Hospital and the wider community.
Future social work service delivery hours may be extended, therefore the successful applicant will need to be available for rostered on-call weekend work.
Required skills and experience:
psycho-social assessment and intervention
knowledge of intimate partner violence screening, assessment and initial intervention
knowledge of child protection and vulnerable adult assessment and intervention
individual and family counselling skills
therapeutic social work
a commitment to bicultural practice
knowledge of the emotional and social impacts of changing health status.
experience in service development
ability to navigate access to a wide variety of resources and support services
case management skills

We welcome applications from qualified social workers who are registered with the Social Workers Registration Board of New Zealand and hold a current drivers licence.
Your application:
Please apply directly online at the Waikato DHB website. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. Click hereto review the position description. For any specific queries about the role, please contact Taylor Spence in the Recruitment Team on +64 07 839 8899 ext. 97903 or ********** .
Closing date: 21 August 2019
Theme "People at Heart" - Te iwi Ngakaunui
Give and earn respect - Whakamana
Listen to me; talk to me - Whakarongo
Fair play - Mauri Pai
Growing the good - Whakapakari
Stronger together - Kotahitanga

Source: Kiwihealthjobs


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