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Social Worker Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job posted: 02/07/2021
Applications close: 25/07/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Hamilton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1547495

Reference: VG/1547495

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Hamilton

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service is seeking applications from committed and a dynamic Social Worker to join the team and provide experience, growth and development.

About the role

As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will support consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community. In a recovery oriented model of care, consumers, their families and carers are provided with clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long term case management. Service provision is recovery oriented and trauma informed utilising natural and existing community supports.

As a Social Worker you will work within the team using systematic mechanisms that ensures regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to South West Healthcare.

This is a permanent full time position commencing as soon as possible. Part time applications will also be considered.

What you bring

The successful applicant will be an experienced and qualified Social Worker with the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model. A working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices, trauma informed care, current mental health trends, legislation and relevant policy directions of mental health services also is essential for this role.

Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and within a team, as well as an ability to demonstrate good judgement, work planning, decision-making abilities and organisational skills are essential. Applicants must hold degree in Social Work and be eligible for membership with the AASW.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 we are the regional healthcare centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region of Hamilton please visit: https://www.visitgreaterhamilton.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our Website under Careers and Volunteers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Praveen Premnath (Team Leader Hamilton Mental Health Services) on (03) 5551 8418 or email ppremnath@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020, with the appropriate classification Social Worker Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and Volunteers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 25 July 2021.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

Social Worker Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award

Contact:

Praveen Premnath | (03) 5551 8418 or email ppremnath@swh.net.au

Social Worker Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service (As per award)