Social Worker / Kaimahi Toko I te Ora (Child Health / Development)at Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)
Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)
Wellington Hospital, NZ
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

We are seeking qualified applicants for a permanent part-time Social Work position based within the Child Development Service (CDS).

You will to provide comprehensive and effective social work assessment and intervention for patients and their families and whanau to promote and support the best possible health outcomes, interdependence, autonomy and dignity of life.

This is a permanent, part time (0.9FTE) position, based at Puketiro Centre, Porirua, but the successful applicant would need to be available to work on all Child Development sites across the region (Wellington to Kapiti).

To support families effectively you will require a level of clinical knowledge of health and disability sufficient to undertake profession specific work within the CDS multidisciplinary team, including networks and available community supports in the region.

This role will include a focus of working with children and families where a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been made.

The role will assist the CDS team to provide ASD service coordination to children and young people up to the age of 19 years across the Wellington region for those who meet the inclusion criteria for the ASD Coordination Service Specifications.

Team work is an essential part of the role, working collaboratively with medical and allied health professionals.

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

The Child Development Service is a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessment and intervention for children with (or at risk of) an intellectual, sensory or physical disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

We use a holistic approach to enable children with disabilities to reach their maximum potential within their families and extended environment.

Moū About you

Current Annual Practicing Certificate from SW Board. Membership of Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers, Professional Association is desirable.

Experience working with families of children with disabilities is desirable.

E pā ana ki a tatou About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links :

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