Job Vacancy Details

Job Vacancy Details

2My Details
« Back to Vacancies List

Position Title: Social Worker - Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS)
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 13/02/2018
Application Closing Date: 11/03/2018 11PM
Job #: 055761
Position Description View Current Position Description

Social Worker - Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS) - Mental Health

Southland Hospital


  • Permanent, fulltime


Down here in Southland, New Zealand, life is good!  You’ll have heard about the mountains, epic scenery and the genuine friendliness of the Southern people, but there is more to know...... so don’t hesitate – read on……


We need a suitably qualified and experienced Social Worker to fill this role working with children and adolescents (and their families), with moderate to severe mental health difficulties.  If you have experience in the provision of mental health therapeutic interventions on an individual or group basis, and you’re passionate with an unwavering belief in people’s recovery - then you might just be the one for us! 


Joining our multi-disciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Occupational Therapists, you’ll work with a broad-based generic caseload, utilising your mental health experience with excellent assessment and intervention skills.  As someone committed to the MDT approach with a focus on excellent service delivery, you’ll also appreciate that we offer ongoing tailored professional development specific to our Mental Health team.


To be considered for this role you must be a Registered (or eligible for Registration) with the Social Workers Registration Board of New Zealand, with experience in the provision of mental health therapeutic interventions on an individual or group basis.


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, please apply online with a full CV and cover letter describing the skills you would bring and the roles that you’ve held that make you our ideal candidate and why YOU are the new Social Worker we need.


Closing Date: Sunday, 11 March 2018


For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate and Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability (Southland), Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:


How to Apply  
To apply for this position please click on the 'Apply Online' button and follow the instructions provided.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

To send your details in support of an application please click the button below.

« Back to Vacancies List