Health Social Worker – Taupo Hospital

Monday to Friday 0.6 FTE (24 hours per week)

Vacancy No: TAU01272

The Clinical Support Services is seeking a dynamic Health Social Worker with proficient to advanced practitioner skills to join their team. This role aims to provide assistance to inpatients/outpatients and community based clients primarily in the areas of adult surgical, medical, community and rehabilitation services at Taupo Hospital.

Do you have:

  • A Social Work degree.
  • ANZASW membership.
  • NZ Social Work Registration.
  • A passion for working with clients across the lifespan and their families; helping people to maximize their well-being.

The preferred applicant will have ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to prioritize a heavy changing workload – set in an acute health environment. This position will require specific expertise in relation to family and psychosocial assessment, problem-solving, counselling and negotiating client access to a broad range of community services.

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Closing date: 31 August 2020

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