Social Worker Grade 2 - Psychiatric Assessment and Planning Unit (PAPU)

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 12/10/2021 (Midnight)
21 days remaining

21 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 28970

Reference: 28970

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Great team, respectful culture & supportive management
• Part time role to give you the flexibility in your day
• Located in Frankston with links to the relaxing Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The Psychiatric Assessment and Planning Unit (PAPU) is a mental health short stay assessment and planning unit for the provision of accelerated access to specialist psychiatric assessment to minimise the need for an acute inpatient stay by ensuring that clients can be adequately and appropriately supported in the community.

The Grade 2 Social Worker is required to provide quality care to consumers through competent clinical skills, effective communication, and active participation within a multidisciplinary team environment. In the role you will conduct comprehensive assessments, discharge planning and counselling while providing a high standard of quality care.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Relevant professional experience demonstrating capacity for autonomous mental health social work practice
• Clinical understanding of the treatment for mental illness provided in in-patient and community settings and working knowledge of community support services
• Member or eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
• Excellent skills in comprehensive assessments, discharge planning and counselling

What Next

Apply Now!

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


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Social Worker Grade 2 - Psychiatric Assessment and Planning Unit (PAPU)

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Monique Keegel-Carvalho - 97847947

Social Worker Grade 2 - Psychiatric Assessment and Planning Unit (PAPU)