Practice Supervisor, Social Work, Starship

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Our Paediatric Allied Health team have an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced clinician to join the multidisciplinary team as a Practice Supervisor, Social Work.

  • Permanent, Full time position 

  • 40 hours per week

Starship Child Health is the leading provider of paediatric care in New Zealand and the South Pacific, providing world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency, and community care to children, young people and their whānau.  Every day our clinical and support teams work collaboratively to fulfil our commitment to deliver world class child and family, whānau-centered care to all populations we serve.

As the Practice Supervisor you will hold professional governance responsibility; provide clinical supervision, support professional development and clinical practice of the team to ensure a quality service. You will carry a clinical caseload whilst providing day to day coordination and leadership for the Social Workers across Starship.

Reporting to the Clinical Lead of Paediatric Social Work, this key role involves both a clinical and leadership component and will see you working closely with Allied Health leadership to support the overall development of the paediatric social work service. Here is your chance to develop your skills in clinical leadership, motivating/ guiding staff development, and building sustainable health practices in the acute context. 

This is the perfect opportunity for a motivated clinician looking to enhance their skills and advance their career; the ideal candidate will have the following:

  • At least 5+ years’ experience under their belt

  • Specialties within the paediatric and child protection field

  • Post graduate qualifications

To be successful, you must be registered with the Social Work Registration Board (NZ) and be able to demonstrate excellent clinical decision making skills & use of evidence based practice.

To view a full position descriptionplease click here.

As a service we offer exciting opportunities to extend professionally within our specialised team. We offer a comprehensive orientation programme along with regular formal supervision, peer review and on-going collegial support/ mentorship. The active participation in both education and in-service programmes will provide beneficial career development and the exposure is second to none. Visit Our Benefits to learn about some of the perks to being an employee of the Auckland DHB.

Our organisation values diversity, inclusiveness and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference for our communities.

We hope you will explore this opportunity further by either applying via the ADHB Careers website or you can contact our Recruitment Consultant , Kavitha John on to learn more. Job Reference: ADHB9150

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.