Social Worker - Rehabilitation and Reintegration Team

Applications close 30 June 2019

Care to join us?

Social Worker
Full or part time permanent roles

Fresh opportunities - New 7 bed rehabilitation and reintegration unit
Grab the chance to join an all new team with an exciting new kaupapa.

Our new unit is part of the adult acute service, at the Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre (HRBC).The overarching goal of this small unit and the team who work in it will be:
• to provide short to medium term recovery focused and person centred intervention
• to enable service users/tāngata whai ora who have recently been an inpatient at HRBC to reintegrate back into their community

The focus is on aiding tāngata whai ora to (re)establish the skills required for safe community living. The team will develop the support and resources required to enable this, as well as maintain the philosophy of the unit which is rehabilitation and reintegration into the community.

It’s the perfect time to join our service. We have a brand new facility in the planning stages; take part in the development, then get to work in a state of the art purpose built facility.

We offer you:
• a job where no two days are ever the same
• supportive and caring colleagues
• challenge and stretch
• ability to contribute to systemic change
• plenty of learning and development opportunities
• career progression.

Come join the team!

• are a social worker registered with the New Zealand Social Work Registration Board
• have or are able to gain a current annual practicing certificate
• enjoy connecting with people
• are caring and compassionate
• are adaptable and flexible
• are excited about, willing to contribute to and participate in change
• are passionate about eliminating health inequities for Māori people
• have previous experience of working collaboratively with community providers
• are focused on developing new ways of working, particularly non-traditional hospital based approaches.

Please apply directly online via the Waikato DHB website. 

For more information about the role please contact Kylie Balzer on 021 220 0351.

Closing date:  30 June 2019


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga