Social Worker / Kaimahi Toko I te Ora (Medical Ward)
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Lower Hutt, NZ
10h ago

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location : Hutt Valley Hospital

Service : Medical Ward

Contract : Permanent, PartTime (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 andregistered social work professional for our medical ward.

You will be a key member of the multi-disciplinary team, providingcomprehensive psychosocial and risk assessments, and ensuring safe andsupported patient discharges.

This is an exciting, fast paced, skilled socialwork role. You will be working withpatients and their family / whanau who are experiencing varied and often complexemotional, social and physical health related needs.

The role requirescreative, innovative thinking and problem solving.

This position is part time and consists of 0.5 FTE (20 hours) perweek across Monday to Friday. You will workwith the other social workers on the medical ward to triage needs, allocatework and provide cross cover as required.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

The Social Work Service is a supportive team, committed toprofessional development and continuous learning and clinical improvements.

Asa social worker within the service you will also provide cover to other partsof the hospital when required.

Moū About you

The preferred applicant will have previous health experience, willbe able to work comfortably within multiple systemic layers for the benefit ofour patients, and have experience supporting patients and families with complexdecision making and discharge planning.

You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.You must have excellent time-management and triaging skills, be self-motivatedand work well under pressure.

You must be a team player and be skilled indeveloping 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 andHutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcomeapplications from all people, including all gender identities, ages,ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

A workforce that isdiverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand andserve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particularfocus 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 buttonto send your application directly to us. For further information on this roleplease email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (2116263-22) in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated againstCOVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving thesecond dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccinationwill have comprised of three doses).

We are not accepting applicationsthat do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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