Social Worker (Grade 2) - Mental Health Community Rehabilitation

Job posted: 20/03/2020
Applications close: 10/04/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 160760

Reference: 160760

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • A rare opportunity to specifically bring your Social Work expertise to mental health

  • Join a dynamic and growing team with strong recovery principles

  • Work in a range of settings including a residential mental health program, in the home and in the community

About the facility 

PARC is a subacute mental health program supporting people aged 16-64 years through residential, day program and outreach packages of care.

The PARC program is part of the Community Rehabilitation Facility who supports people with a lived experience of mental ill-health to grow in their understanding of their experiences, establish current strengths and develop new skills to manage their health and wellbeing.

The PARC program in undergoing a rare opportunity for growth, and will see an increase in the multidisciplinary presence in the program. PARC is a dynamic program, and hold constant service improvement for the betterment of our community in high regard.

About the role 

The Social Worker will form part of a therapeutic team delivering group, family and individual interventions to the PARC client group. The Social Worker will also have a specific focus on people with complex needs, including working with the community case manager/primary nurses/multidisciplinary team and relevant community services on issues of housing, employment, financial matters, family (including dependent children), peer relationships and social isolation due to the impact of trauma, stigma and discrimination. The Social Worker will operate within a multidisciplinary framework contributing to assessment and treatment planning within the service.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.  Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

Social Worker (Grade 2) - Mental Health Community Rehabilitation

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Peter Kallasmae - (03) 4215 8101
Bethany McClelland - (03) 4215 8101

Social Worker (Grade 2) - Mental Health Community Rehabilitation