Needs assessor service coordinator
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
2d ago

Disability Support Link Older Persons and Rehabilitation

Fixed term until February 2021 80 hoursper fortnight

Are you passionate about working in the health sectorwhere your efforts make a tangible difference to peoples’ lives?

  • DisabilitySupport Link is the Needs Assessment and Service Coordination agency forWaikato District Health Board. We are comprised of two teams;
  • the Healthof Older People team and the Disability Support Services team. We workclosely with other older person’s services both in the hospital and the community.

    Weare looking for a registered health professional to work in our Health of OlderPeople team. This will be a varied and exciting role that will workalongside clients, families, local communities and inpatient settings so thatthe process of a needs assessment and service coordination reflects bothcommunity strengths and client needs.

    Thesuccessful applicant will need to be prepared to work flexibly, learning andworking in the both inpatient and community roles.

    Weare seeking a Registered Health Professional, who holds a current New Zealandpracticing certificate, and has :

  • proven assessment skills including comprehensivegeriatric assessment, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • an enjoyment for working in partnership withpeople of all ages and their families to develop an individualised supportpackage
  • an ability to work with a multidisciplinary teamand across all sectors
  • previous experience working in the disability orgerontology sector
  • a current full New Zealand drivers licence
  • Priorexperience working with interRAI is an advantage but not essential as trainingwould be provided. Please to view the position description.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation thatis committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    Todo this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce thatreflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from allbackgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply andwould greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

    Please apply directlyonline, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

    For any queries about therole please contact Robyn Payne in the Recruitment Team by email

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