Registered Social Worker

Registered Social Worker
  • $62,400 - $104,000 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Auckland, New Zealand auckland auckland Auckland NZL auckland
Job Ref: Social Worker-JS
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 26 March 2021

Benefits to you;

  • Monday - Friday full-time assignment
  • 6-week assignment (to begin with) for Immediate start!
  • Competitive market rates, +8% holiday pay & weekly payroll!
  • FREE CPR & Manual Handling training updates for all Medacs Healthcare staff
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support you every step of the way!

About this role

We are seeking a Registered Social Worker available to assist with a 6-week assignment in an elderly inpatients unit in Central Auckland. This would be to cover a secondment and there may be an opportunity for extension. This will be for Monday - Friday day shifts only (no nights or weekends!) We would be looking for someone with previous inpatient experience. This assignment would start from 29/03/21 for around 6 weeks and will involve the provision of social work assessment, planning and treatment for people who are patients on 3 wards specializing in-patient treatment of older people. The role involves working with the older person's whanau and requires a working knowledge of organisations and resources relevant to the lives of older people facing changes in their living situation associated with health problems. The ability to work respectfully and effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team is essential, particularly around safe and timely discharge planning.

A working knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g. the Protection of Personal & Property Rights Act & Enduring Power of Attorney), would be an advantage, as would previous in-patient physical health Social Work experience.

You will also liaise with existing providers where required, to create 'packages of care' or support.

Essential skills/qualifications for this role:

  • Must be a Registered Social worker & have a Current practice certificate
  • Experience with short-term support, including crisis support
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills
  • Culturally competent, including a working knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Empathy and compassion
  • All aspects of communications including written, verbal and relationship management
  • Evidence of Indemnity Insurance
  • Ability to obtain verbal references from two senior referees whom you have worked with in the last 2 years
  • A minimum of 2 years experience
  • Must be eligible to work in NZ with appropriate immigration visa

To apply

To apply in the strictest of confidence, please contact myself (Jade Smith) on 09 623 8006 or via email at . Alternatively, please click 'Apply Now'.

Medacs Healthcare is committed to ensuring that vulnerable adults, young people and children are safe from harm and abuse. As part of our commitment to these individuals and in line with the Crimes Act 2011 & the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, all appointments to positions (whether temporary or permanent) will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory Police Vetting Check. This will be explained to all shortlisted candidates at phone screen and interview

Medacs Healthcare
23/04/2021 01:19:02
NZD 62400 104000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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