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Waitemata District Health Board

Recruitment Centre

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Social Worker, Maori Mental Health Services (Moko)

This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

Social Worker, Whītiki Maurea Māori Mental Health & Addictions Services


‘As a Social Worker’ do you want to work in a dynamic mental health team?


At Whītiki Maurea Māori Mental Health & Addictions Services we provide specialist Mental Health & Addictions Services that works culturally and clinically in order to improve the health for Māori and their families.


This position is for Moko Māori Mental Health Team, a multi-disciplinary team providing assessment and planning processes that are informed by a Maori world view. We promote Te Reo Maori as an essential part of healing.  Preference will be given if you are experienced in the field of mental health. Evidence based social work practice to enhance the work with Māori.

A current Certificate of Competency Social Work Practice is required.


Knowledge or experience working with Māori or other indigenous cultures is an advantageous.  However, we also provide an environment to develop these attributes. To be involved in activity that enhances the welbeing of Māori. The ability to have excellent interpersonal skills and organise and prioritise your workload is essential.


If you are looking to be an integral part of a team working closely with Māori in a rewarding environment please apply online at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number NOR02028 or click on the "apply now" button on this page.  


For further information about the position please contact Nan Wirihana on 09 822 8556 and for recruitment enquires please contact Glenn Bratton, Recruitment Consultant, on 09 442 7251.


Click here or a copy of the Position Description 


Position number:  NOR02028

Closing date:    27 September 2017


Hours: Full-time
Shift type: Monday - Friday
Closing date: 27/Sep/17