We have a vacancy for a motivated andenthusiastic Registered Social Worker to join our inpatient multi-disciplinaryteam.
You will be working with anexperienced team who strive to provide high quality care and support to tangatawhaiora and family / whānau.
Youwill be expected to undertake comprehensive assessments and to contribute tothe interdisciplinary formulation of treatment goals and individualised plansin partnership with tangata whaiora and whānau.
Working alongside the clinical coordinator,nursing, allied and medical colleagues you will have a key role in supportingthe client pathway and discharge.
An ability to work as part of team isessential for this role. Experience of working alongside people with moderateto severe mental health or addiction issues is essential also.
Knowledge orexperience of working with older adults is desirable but equally this rolewould provide you with an opportunity to enhance or develop specialistknowledge and assessment skills.
You will be joining a team who are passionate and committed to enhancing possibilities and opportunities for ageing well in later life.
About the Service :
The Mental Health Service Older Persons (MHSOP) ispredominantly a community based service with a 16 bed specialist inpatient unitlocated on the Kenepuru campus.
Ourservice sits under the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disabilities Directorate and works closely with other local and regional services within the3DHB area.
The purpose of the service is to provide comprehensiveassessment, treatment and ongoing case management, working in partnership withclients, whanau, formal and informal care givers and community agencies.
MHSOP provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitationservices for individuals presenting with :
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