Social Worker – Adult Physical Health, Southland

Southern District Health Board

Adult Physical Health

Southland Hospital

Permanent part-time position

0.7 FTE (28 hours per week)

Ideally you will have experience working in an adult inpatient hospital setting

Are you are an experienced Social Worker looking for a change in career or perhaps a lifestyle change? We can offer exactly this – you just need to come and see for yourself!

About the role what’s in it for me?

You will be part of a dedicated and well-established multidisciplinary team who support and respect each other. You will be responsible for assessing the client’s needs and assisting in their journey through the hospital. You will be presented interesting and challenging work with the opportunity to develop strong relationships within Southland Hospital and the wider communityAdult Physical Health

About you

You’ll have sound social work knowledge and skills, be a team player with excellent communication skills. You will be able to think on your feet, be experienced at working under pressure and be able to multitask. You’ll be adaptable and flexible allowing you to work effectively with your clients and within a changing health environment.

We are looking for someone with endless enthusiasm, focus and confidence to continue to build the reputation of the service within the Southern community through effective liaising and dedication to making things happen in the right way.

A Professional Social Work qualification and registration is required or being able to obtain registration with the Social Worker Registration Board within three months of appointment.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region, and we, can offer you and your family.

Application Closing Date: 20/06/2019 at 11PM

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