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Social Worker Wanted for Counties Manukau Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Social Worker – Pohutukawa Team, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (12 month fixed term contract)

Seeking a Social Worker who has a genuine interest in working with young people aged between 12 and 18 years who present with serious mental health concerns.

The position is available now and the right candidate is desired to start as soon as possible.

Essential to the role

· Relevant professional qualification
· Current annual practicing certificate and professional registration
· Evidenced cultural competency
· Knowledge and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and the relevance to health
· Proven time management and organisational skills
· Current NZ and clean driver’s licence


· Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
· Experience working with an interdisciplinary approach to care
· Experience in providing mental health services to youth

Please visit the Website www.leadingmentalhealth.co.nz

For further information contact Neshanee Naidoo in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 6837 or
apply online via www.countieshealthjobs.com

Please provide a cover letter and a detailed CV in support of your application.

Position No: 045963
Closing date: 1st February 2013

Listen to Philip Patston on Take it From Us 7 August 2012

On Take It From Us Tuesday 7 August, hear Philip Patston, creative and social entrepreneur, on his specialities of diversity, creativity and change, and how they impact mental health, recovery and wellness. Philip will address discrimination as well as his experiences as a comedian, social worker, counselor and diversity activist.

Listen live on 104.6FM at 12.30pm or online www.planetaudio.org.nz and you can call the show on 09 815 5100

OR if you missed the broadcast, listen for the next seven days @: www.planetaudio.org.nz/takeitfromus

Catch up on the last four shows online: www.likeminds.org.nz

And don’t forget the new Facebook page @ Facebook.com and type ‘take it from us’ in the search box;

email takeitfromus@mail.com for any feedback and comment/suggestions for shows