Social Worker (Advanced) EIS, Wellington

Location: Wellington

Contract: Part time .7fte

Service: Early Intervention Service

About the role

The Early Intervention Service is an innovative and creative team which offers assessment and treatment to young people (13 to 25 years) presenting to mental health services with a first-time psychotic disorder, the aim being to minimise the impact of the disorder on young peoples’ lives through best practice. We provide a regional service across the Greater Wellington Region as well as delivering consultation-liaison and training to mental health services in the Central Region DHBs.

We are looking for an experienced registered social worker to work with young people and their families in the Wellington region. Excellent assessment skills and an ability to engage creatively are valuable in this role, as are skills related to working with families and in group settings. Previous experience working with young people is preferred, and an annual practicing certificate and a full driving licence are essential.

Skills & Experience:

  • NZ registered social worker
  • Experience working with young people
  • Current APC
  • Full driving licence

About the organisation:

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.

How to apply:

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format.

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Closing Date: Sunday, 28 February 2021

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