Registered Social Worker - Community Mental Health
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whakatane, NZ
3d ago

Registered Social Worker

Adult Community Mental Health and Addiction Services

Whakatāne Hospital

Employment Type : Permanent - 1 FTE

Mō Tātou About Us

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 cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.

We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Social Worker within our friendly and dynamic Community Mental Health and Addictions Team in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We are a Multi-Disciplinary team made up of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, NASC, Nurses, Administration Team and Support Staff.

As a Social worker the expectation would be to carry a case load of clientele, to support them through their recovery journey, as part of, and with support from the wider team.

As a member of Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, we work alongside one another with our values underpinning our practice.

This is a permanent, full-time position and is based at Adult Community Mental Health and Addictions (ACMHAS).

If you are a Registered Social Worker with a positive, friendly and professional attitude, and have a minimum of two years post graduate mental health experience, then we encourage you to apply for this role.

Ko o tatou painga Our Benefits

  • In-House career development
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • The Whakatāne community is vibrant and engaged while being close to Tauranga, New Zealand's fastest growing city. There is a wide-range of schooling options throughout the area and the stunning region offers New Zealand’s recently voted favourite beach, ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Māori culture.

    We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits you don’t have to forsake your career either, in fact why not enhance it with a better work-life balance.

    to read more about living and working in Whakatāne.

    Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our Values

    At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

    Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say.

    Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

    Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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 equity.

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

    You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click APPLY NOW 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, please feel free to contact Kim Hansen - Clinical Team Leader for further information about this role Kim.Hansen bopdhb.govt.nz

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