Social Worker – Fraser McDonald Unit, Auckland



  • Newly refurbished service to better meet the needs of our clients
  • A role with a meaningful purpose: supporting our older clients continue to live as independently as possible

We are looking for an exceptional and experienced Social Worker with a special interest in older people’s mental health to join our team here at Fraser McDonald Unit.

Fraser McDonald Unit (FMU), Inpatient Mental Health Services for Older People, is a 15 bed acute in-patient admission ward located on the Auckland City Hospital site for people over the age of 65 years experiencing acute mental illness or behavioural difficulties associated with dementia.

In this role, you will coordinate and maintain oversight of the inpatient episode of care; promote recovery and timely discharge from the inpatient unit for identified clients. You will work collaboratively with our clients, their family/whānau and team members.

As an ideal candidate, you will be registered with the New Zealand Social Worker Board with no conditions on your scope of practice, hold a current valid APC and have at least 2-year relevant experience. Experience working in Mental Health is essential.

This position is full-time 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday and based at Auckland City Hospital site with easy access to public transport.

Please click here for a Position Description

To express interest, please apply online now at to job number ADHB6970

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For help with you online application, please contact Teenie Nguyen – Recruitment Coordinator at

Applications Close: 8 October 2020