Social Workerat Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government

Mō tēnei tūranga

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more.

Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.

The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the

Are you a Social Worker who is passionate about health social work or wishes to extend your current social work skills? This exciting opportunity to work in an amazing Allied Health team at Tauranga Hospital in the beautiful Bay of Plenty may interest

This role will be 40 hours per week based within the Tauranga Hospital Allied Health Inpatient Social Work

You would be an integral member of the social work service who undertakes health social work across Tauranga Hospital Wards.

You will be part of the wider Allied Health team at Tauranga Hospital and work alongside your colleagues in a positive and thriving

With no day being the same, you will have an opportunity to work with people of diverse cultures and ages to undertake biopsychosocial, risk and safety assessments and plan interventions.

Utilising your crisis intervention skills, you will provide therapeutic support for the patient and whānau and facilitate connections with BOPDHB services and external

He Korero mōu - About

The successful candidate

  • Hold a NZ recognised Social Work qualification with SWRB
  • Have proven NZ post graduate experience of at least 2 years, preferably working within health and experience in family violence, AOD and mental health would be an
  • Have a compassionate nature, who can demonstrate reflexivity and adaptable practice, remaining calm and organised within a challenging, and fast-paced
  • Have excellent communication and conflict management
  • Produce timely, accurate written
  • If you are passionate about people's wellbeing, trauma recovery and advanced social work practice we look forward to meeting with

    Ko o tatou painga Our Benefits

    In-House career Competitive Flexible working options for a healthy work-life Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary SWEAT, our onsite Free onsite Discounts (with local

    Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou

    At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better

    Our manaakitanga CARE

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to

    You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click APPLY

    For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Wendy Richards, Social Work Team Leader om 027 557

    The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

    It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your

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