MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
An exciting opportunity has become available for those with a special interest in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The Child Development Service is seeking applications from Social Workers with experience in coordinating services for this client group.
The position is 24 hrs per week and sits with the Child Development Service. The successful person will provide a coordination service for children newly diagnosed with ASD and their families who reside in our region. This role would suit an experienced practitioner who has a clear understanding of what type of services are needed by the children and whanau. Experience in working with across a range of community providers and the education sector would be an advantage.
The Child Development Service is a regional service based at the Palmerston North Hospital. It is a multi-disciplinary allied health service providing a range of assessment, intervention and support services to children with developmental and behavioural concerns and their whanau who reside within the MidCentral Health region.
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. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.