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Social Work (acute)

Last update 2024-03-04
Expires 2024-03-04
ID #2028794468
85,992 NZ$
Social Work (acute)
New Zealand, Marlborough, Blenheim,
Modified February 13, 2024


Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB * 0.8 FTE / fixed term for 5 months * 64 hours per fortnight * Blenheim location * Challenging and rewarding employment opportunity Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position) We are looking for a Registered Social Worker to join our team at Wairau Acute Allied Health team on a fixed term basis for 5 months, working 64 hours per fortnight 0.8 FTE.

This role has an acute in-patient focus and is based in the hospital; where bio-psychosocial assessments are required and interventions offered to support patients who face complex challenges.

You will provide the social work support as part of a team of allied health and other health professionals.

The full-time equivalent salary for this role is $63,702 to $85,992 (steps 2 - 8) of the current PSA Allied Public Health and Technical MECA, dependent on skills, experience & registration in NZ.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?) You will be registered with the NZ Social Workers Registration Board, and work in a collaborative way, delivering client-centred practice from a strengths perspective.

You will ideally have experience working in a health setting and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, and bring an understanding of the social determinants of health, and the impact on health and social needs.

You will have knowledge/experience of physical health and disability and supports available in the community.

You will be well versed in family violence, vulnerable adults and care and protection policies and expectations.

We are looking for someone with a good understanding of bi-cultural social work practice.

This is the place of you want to make a difference to peoples - lives! To be successful you will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and lots of energy; be innovative, proactive, enthusiastic, flexible and creative with a positive approach to all situations including problem solving.

Your ability to think on your feet and be experienced at working under pressure with a solution focused approach will be fortuitous.

We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability who share our values to apply.

Our organisation are committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and values diversity, inclusivity and empathy.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.

Applications from current Te Whatu Ora employees will be considered only.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team) Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south.

With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless.

Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community.

Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it.

We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference.

We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

We value our cohesive team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines and engender confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information) XErxk HJ5 YAn59o6 Srhn A Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) offers a great work experience with access to supervision and continuing professional development with opportunities for personal growth and peer support.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre.

For more information on the Marlborough region visit Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?) For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on ****** or 03 539 5748.

For role specific information please contact Annelize de Wet on ****** or 027 272 2248.

Apply now, it - s easy.

Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position. Ref: W24-023 Applications close: open until filled (unless filled prior).

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa.

We are all in this together.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Social work (acute)

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