Social Worker - Adult Allied Health (Fixed-Term)
Auckland DHB
Auckland, NZ
3d ago
  • Join our social and friendly multidisciplinary team
  • Fixed-Term roles available working in older peoples health and cancer support
  • Continuous professional development opportunities available
  • Ko wai mātou Our Organisation

    At Te Toka Tumai Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand.

    We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

    Te whiwhinga mahi The Opportunity

    We are looking for 2 NZ registered Social Workers with proven clinical competence to join our social work team at Auckland City Hospital .

    These roles offer the opportunity to work either within our older people’s health team or cancer support team . Monday to Friday fixed-term , part and full-time hours available (0.

    8 FTE 1.0 FTE) - As part of the Adult Allied Health team your role will also include :

  • Providing comprehensive assessment and outcome focused innovative care, applying evidence-based practice, interventions and education within the area of speciality
  • Work collaboratively alongside medical, nursing & allied health colleagues. Valuing relationships and maintaining strong networks with all stakeholders
  • Once you have completed a thorough orientation to your new role and become familiar with it, the older people’s health team Social Worker may be required to join the after-hours on-site and on-call rosters comprehensive training will be provided.
  • Our team provide social work services to patients and their families who may be experiencing grief and loss associated with sudden or chronic injury, disability or ill health;
  • poor diagnosis; end of life and sudden death. The work also includes responding to family violence, elder abuse and neglect, child protection issues, patients lacking in capacity and patients presenting with treatment non-adherence.

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