Social Worker

Job posted: 13/05/2020
Applications close: 03/06/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 21323

Reference: 21323

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Social Worker - Grade 1 | Maroondah Community Care Units

  • East Ringwood

  • Limited Term Full Time Two year contract 

  • Progress you career

About Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role 

The Maroondah Community Care Unit in Ringwood East is part of Eastern Health’s Adult Mental Health Program.  It is a 20 bed community based residential facility and features a highly structured and supportive physical environment. The clinicians within the multi-disciplinary team have high levels of contact and interaction with consumers who are recovering from a mental illness and their carers to promote self-determination and aims to empower individuals.

 The unit operates under a recovery-oriented model of care, utilising the framework for recovery-oriented practice in a collaborative, team based environment. The unit’s recovery program offers a consumer-centred treatment approach to assist consumers in achieving their personal recovery goals and maintain wellness.

Role responsibilities

  • Provide discipline specific assessment of consumers who may participate in the recovery program

  • To provide recovery focused case management as part of a case management team;

  • Recent expertise working with consumers that have a mental illness including the ability to conduct and document a comprehensive mental state examination and risk assessment;

  • Experience in working in partnership with MHCS services, that promotes a spirit of cooperation and collaboration, and respect for each other’s philosophy, priorities, knowledge, skills and experience;

  • Understanding of the National Framework for recovery orientated mental health services.

  • Proven case management, assessment, collaboration and leadership skills and a record of delivery will ensure your success. 

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Current registration with AHPRA

  • Post Graduate qualifications in mental health

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • A full drivers licence

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Social Worker

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KIM IRVINE - (03) 9871 3921
Alexis Thomspn - (03) 9871 3923

Social Worker