Health social workers
Manager Social Work Acute
Manager - Social Work Rural and Community/ OPR/CDC
Lead Social Work Clinician (Mental Health and Addictions)
Health social workers are based in several locations in the community and in all Waikato DHB hospitals (Waikato Hospital, Thames Hospital and the three rural hospitals in Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taumarunui), and in the Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre.
Waikato Hospital Operator: (07) 839 8899 for all services and departments
People living in the community can access a health social worker through their GP (general practitioner/family doctor), a district nurse, public health nurse etc.
People in any of our hospitals can access a health social worker through any nursing or medical staff member or other hospital staff (e.g. kaitiaki, physiotherapist etc.).