Social Worker – Cancer Psychological and Social Support Service, Canterbury

An opportunity will be available in February 2019 for a suitably qualified Social Worker to join a specialist team in Christchurch. We would like to invite applications from Social Workers who have completed a recognised ‘B’ level qualification in Social Work and who are registered with SWRB.
The role in question provides support to patients who are under suspicion of, or in treatment for recently diagnosed cancer (or recurrence thereof), and who carry their unfair share of difficulties that could jeopardise their treatment or their or their family / whanau’s adjustment to the illness.

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Crisis Worker (RN or Allied Health) – Acute Day Services – Marlborough

Applications close: Sunday, 6 January 2019.
In Marlborough, Adult Mental Health Services are delivered by an established multi-disciplinary team based at the Wairau Hospital in Blenheim. This team delivers a comprehensive clinical resource to those affected by acute or enduring severe mental illness.
In addition to short term caseload responsibilities, duties will include assessment and acute management of individuals presenting with mental health problems. Normal hours of work are between 8.00AM and 4.30PM, Monday to Friday, overtime will be required. Occasional weekend and on call as required and by negotiation.
We have a temporary full-time position available, working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), covering parental leave from mid-January 2019.

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Social Worker, Counties Manukau

Applications close: 16 December 2018 at 11.59pm.
Join our Counties Manukau team – a group of five sites (Otara, Manurewa, Papakura, Pukekohe and Homai) with big hearts and a passion for getting things right for its children, young people and community. You can be part of a positive and supportive team and help children and young people be safe, strong and thrive. 
Our tamariki deserve to feel safe, have their voices heard and be surrounded by loving whānau and community.  At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we’re on a journey to ensure that all tamariki and rangatahi are in loving whānau and communities where oranga tamariki can be realised.  Oranga Tamariki is leading social work practice that is child-centred, trauma informed and effective for Māori as well as other cultures. As a Social Worker you will have an opportunity to change the lives of our young people and their whānau, helping them to achieve to their full potential

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Case Manager (Kaiatawhai) – CAMHS (Nelson) – Two Positions – Nelson, Marlborough

Applications close: Sunday, 13 January 2019 (unless filled prior).
We are currently looking for two allied health professional or Registered Nurse with at least two years postgraduate experience within a CAMHS or acute mental health setting.
These positions are:
One permanent full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE)
One permanent part-time position working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE).
An important aspect to this role is inter-agency work; including working with community services such as Oranga Tamariki, schools, GPs and local Māori networks.

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Social Worker – Liaison with Aged Residential and Primary Care, West Auckland

Closing date 4 January 2019
Our services continue to grow and evolve and we are currently seeking a NZ registered Social Worker who is looking for a position which allows them to broaden their skills in a new direction.
This liaison Social Worker role provides a vital link with our community to support, educate and build palliative care workforce capability. In this position you will build relationships and contribute
to and develop a range of educational programmes and initiatives for primary care, aged residential care and other health providers, working alongside a multi-disciplinary team.

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Social Worker, Te Whare Rokiroki Māori Women’s Refuge – Wellington

Te Whare Rokiroki is dedicated to providing effective intervention and prevention services for Maori women and children who are affected by domestic violence in the Wellington area.
This position involves advocacy and support for Maori women and children who experience domestic violence by walking alongside and empowering clients to make safe decisions for themselves, their whanau and their future. We provide a safe place to stay and also support women and children to stay in the community. We operate a community office and a 24 hour crisis line assisted by a roster of volunteers responding to the crisis line outside of working hours.

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Social Worker – Southland

Closing date: Sunday 16 December 2018. 
In this Social Worker role, you’ll be part of a multidisciplinary team based out of Southland Hospital, working in a case management capacity to deliver a supportive service to our clients.  You’ll work autonomously but will be well embedded in a team of equally dedicated mental health professionals.  We need you to be able to demonstrate your effective communication skills and your ability to think on your feet while exuding calmness under pressure.

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Social Worker, Forensic Mental Health Team, Southern DHB

Closing date: Sunday 16 December 2018.
This role is an essential part of our multi-disciplinary team and provides expert knowledge, skills and input to the care team. In this role you will work with and have the support of our multidisciplinary teams and will also work collaboratively with our partners in the health, NGO, criminal justice and corrections services etc.
You’ll bring to this role previous experience in a mental health social work position, ideally in a forensic community setting, and have excellent communication and time management skills.  You will be a team player and will demonstrate commitment and innovation in your work.

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Mental Health Professional / Intake – Child, Adolescent and Family Service – Southland

Closing date: Sunday 16 December, 2018.
We’re looking for a suitably qualified Mental Health Professional to fill this key role of Intake Worker that serves an important function as the first point of contact with the CAFS team.  An RN is preferred however consideration will be given to other disciplines. This role primarily involves receiving new referrals, clarifying these and gathering further information when required, then conducting the intake assessment sessions with consumers and family/whanau.  Depending on the requirements of the department you may also be required to carry a small caseload as and when required. 

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