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Social Worker - Hamilton Mental Health Team (As per advertisement)

VIC Statewide, VIC

Full time

Salary not specified

Social Worker

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! A stylish provincial city located at the centre of Victoria’s southwest, Hamilton offers a variety of experiences for locals and visitors. Easily accessible to the Great Ocean Road, Coonawarra Wine Region, and the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park, Hamilton is a major centre located in the south-west of Victoria, south of Horsham and north of the coastal towns of Portland and Port Fairy. Offering one of Australia’s finest regional art galleries, stunning Botanic Gardens and a thriving agricultural industry Hamilton has helped to put this part of Victoria on the map.

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a motivated and skilled person to join the Hamilton Mental Health Team. As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will provide a service which includes direct clinical treatment to consumers, families and carers including short and long term case management.  The role includes assessment and evidence based treatment interventions of a high standard as well as delivery of outreach support to consumers in their own environment, residential care facilities and in other settings as indicated by clinical guidelines.

Our Social Workers work using systematic mechanisms that ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, carers and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to SWH.

This is a permanent full-time position (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO with an immediate commencement date.

What you bring

The successful applicant will be a 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. Previous experience in working with consumers experiencing mental health difficulties or ongoing case management would be an advantage.

Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential. A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.

Applicants must hold a tertiary degree in Social Work which allows for eligibility for membership with the AASW.

What we offer

  • 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

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.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 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional 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

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 24 July 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services EnterpriseAgreement 2016-2020 or and the applicable classification Social Worker Grade 2.

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

Job Ad Reference VG/1640358
Date Listed 23 June 2022
ContactPraveen Premnath | ppremnath@swh.net.au or +61355618418
ppremnath@swh.net.au or +61355618418
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