Social Worker – Acute Response Team and Whare Whakaue, Rotorua

Social Worker – Acute Response Team and Whare Whakaue (Acute inpatient service)
Permanent – 40 hrs per week (Monday to Friday)

Vacancy No: ROT01294

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified health social worker to join our Acute Response  and Inpatient Team in the  area of our Mental Health & Addictions Service.

To apply you will need the following competencies:

  • Degree or Masters in Social Work
    New Zealand Social Work Registration & Current APC
  • Sound psycho-social assessment and intervention skills
  • intimate partner violence screening, assessment and intervention skills
  • child protection and vulnerable adult assessment and intervention skills
  • individual and family counselling experience
  • therapeutic social work
  • a commitment to bicultural practice
  • knowledge of the emotional and social impacts of changing health status.
  • experience in service development from a social worker perspective
  • ability to navigate access to a wide variety of community resources and support services
  • case management skills

The preferred applicant will have ability to work within the multi-disciplinary team environment, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to prioritize an acute changing workload, set and meet objectives in the acute health environment.

Closing Date: 18 June 2021

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To apply, please visit our website http://www.lakesdhb.govt.nz