Allied Health
Te Toka Tumai | Auckland
ADHB21218 Requisition #

· Paediatric Community Social Worker Fixed Term Role until May 2025

· Supportive, friendly multi-disciplinary team with great onboarding and support

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

At Te Whatu Ora | Te Toka Tumai we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modeling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to have a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieve equitable outcomes for all.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

We have the opportunity for an experienced New Zealand registered Social Worker with a current annual practicing certificate to work in our dedicated and supportiveStarship community team.

Our nursing, allied health and technical staff are responsible for delivering a range of health care services, including well child/Tamariki ora, child development and acute and long-term medical care. Alongside the breadth of social work services delivered, the social work team also provides Noho Ãhuru Healthy Homes assessments.

This is a full-time, fixed-term position until May 2025and although your office is based out of Greenlane Clinical Centre most of the work is delivered to children, young people, their families and whānau in their home, school and community settings.

We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the health and well-being of children and their whānau. Getting to know our communities, working closely with them, and removing inequities and barriers to health care for priority populations are key drivers for us each day. You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team to deliver high-quality and effective whānau-centered services.

To refer to the Position Description, click here

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

As the ideal candidate for this role, you will have:

· New Zealand registration as a Social Worker with a current Annual Practicing Certificate

· A clean, full, New Zealand driver's license

· An overriding passion for improving outcomes for whānau and children

· 2+ years of Social Work clinical experience

· Ability to work collaboratively with a range of professional groups in an interdisciplinary bicultural environment

· Effective time management, prioritisation and organisational skills

For more information about this role please contact Melanie Street at MelanieStr@adhb.govt.nz

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

Te Whatu Ora | Te Toka Tumai is a leading healthcare provider in New Zealand offering a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services to a large and diverse population. We have state-of-the-art facilities and provide our services from three hospitals – Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Health and Greenlane Clinical Centre.

We also offer:

· Access to a pool vehicle

· Access to on-the-job professional development opportunities, clinical leadership support and regular supervision.

If you flourish in an environment where evidence-based practice, strengths in interdisciplinary practice, clinical reasoning, and decision-making skills are highly valued – this may be the role for you.

For more information on what we offer, please click here

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

You can submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Cover Letter. Please note email applications are not accepted.

Click here to view details about our recruitment process

If you have any queries about accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Honey Pillai - Recruitment Consultant at HPillai@adhb.govt.nz quoting reference ADHB21218 to discuss how we can best support your application.

Advert closes: Friday, 2 August 2024 (New Zealand Standard Time).

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