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Health Social Worker, PNH (VID: 5030)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Social Services - Social Work Department PN
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Temporary/Fulltime
Close Date: 17/11/2019
The Social Work team at MidCentral Health provides services to the wider MidCentral region. We are currently offering a motivated Social Worker the opportunity to join us. 
 
The health social work position is a temporary role, 40 hours per week covering a parental leave position until 29 January 2020.
 
This is predominantly inpatient social work with some outpatient focus.
 
The applicant must have a recognised social work qualification, registration, or eligibility for same and commitment to achieving registration within six months of employment commencing, relevant experience in the health field, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills, a sense of humour and be able to work in a multi-disciplinary setting.
 
A driver’s licence is essential and ANZASW membership is desirable.
 
Applicants are required to apply online via our website as below. However if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, you are welcome to contact Jayne McNeilage, Clinical Coordinator/Social Worker, on 06 350 8389. Please note: CV's are to be submitted with the online application and not sent directly to Jayne.
 
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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