Social Worker (Whānau Care Services)

Fixed Term/Full Time

Are you a qualified, fully Registered, experienced and passionate Social Worker looking for a new challenge? Then this position could be perfect for you.

This position is a 9 month fixed term/secondment within Whānau Care Services. There is also an option of part time and job sharing opportunities.

You will work directly with Māori patients, their whānau and CCDHB staff.  Using your comprehensive generalist Social Work skills, you will provide expert care from admission through to re-integration back into our community. 

Your strengths-based approach and culturally focused clinical practice will prioritise safety and effectively meeting needs for Māori patients and whānau. Your role will improve access, provide health education, coordinate treatment, offer support and advocacy for Māori patients and whānau engaged with services across CCDHB.

This role is based at Wellington Hospital with a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, dedicated to providing a variety of services to patients who identify as Māori. You will receive regular professional supervision and opportunities for continuing professional development.

This role falls under the Allied Health Career Framework which supports the growth and development of the Allied Health workforce through the development of advanced clinical and/or leadership roles.  For further information, please visit:

Eligible applicants must be New Zealand registered with current practicing certificate. Overseas applicants should ensure their eligibility for registration with New Zealand Social Workers Registration Board prior to application.

Candidates will be contacted by the CCDHB if they are successfully shortlisted. Referees will only be contacted with candidates’ permission during the selection process. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email if they were not successful for an interview.

All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button (applications for positions will not be accepted unless accompanied by one).

Applications close on the 26th November 2017. Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate vacancy number and job title in the subject line.

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 November 2017

Apply Now Position description

Job no: AH143-17