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Social Worker / Wimmera Community Options

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 29/07/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 3781

Reference: 3781

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Case Manager


Community Options


Welfare Worker (XM9-XM15)
Permanent Full Time
(80 hrs per fortnight) with ADO



The Position


Applications are invited from skilled and enthusiastic individuals to join our fast growing Community Options team. This permanent full time position is available for an immediate start and includes working Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will work closely with clients, their families and service providers to provide a variety of choices most suited to their care needs.



The Department


Community Options is part of Wimmera Health Care Group and is located in modern offices in central Horsham, opposite May Park. They are an expanding business that supports aged community members to remain living in their homes for as long as possible. They also support those under 65 who have a chronic or palliative condition not qualifying for assistance under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This is achieved with support of Home Care Packages and Linkages programs funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments, administered by qualified and skilled team members.



Key Selection Criteria include:


Essential:



  • Relevant qualification / experience in welfare, social work, nursing or allied health

  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent computer and documentation/reporting skills and willingness to learn required IT programs

  • Demonstrated commitment to quality service to consumers

  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence


 


Desirable:



  • Demonstrated understanding of and skills in case management.

  • Recent experience with community based services for people and their carer’s

  • Demonstrated skills with advocacy, negotiation and conflict resolution

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team


Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:



  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking



This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.


For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.


Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.


Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.


WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.



Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

Social Worker / Wimmera Community Options

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Kristy McGennisken - (03) 5381 9336
Angela Carter - (03) 5381 9336

Social Worker / Wimmera Community Options