Woman, Child and Family Health Social Worker – Lakes District


Permanent – 40 hrs per week (Monday to Friday)

The Clinical Support Service is seeking a dynamic Health Social Worker with proficient to advanced practitioner skills to join their multi-disciplinary team in the area of Woman, Child and Family Services (Birthing, Peri-natal, Children and Special Care Baby Units, and Child Development Team). This role additionally aims to provide pregnancy counselling services to Lakes DHB Te Aka Tauawhi Tangata clinic.

Do you have:

  • A Social Work degree
  • ANZASW Membership
  • NZ Social Work Registration
  • A passion for working with women, children and their families; helping people to maximise their wellbeing.

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

This position will require specific expertise in relation to family and psychosocial assessment, problem-solving, and negotiating client access to a broad range of community services.

Closing Date: 25/Oct/19, 11:59:00 PM

Apply online via our website www.lakesdhb.govt.nz