Social Worker – Gr 1 or 2

Permanent Part time (0.4 – up to 0.8EFT negotiable)

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Closing Date:

16 May 2021

Gippsland Southern Health Service is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced Social Workers to join our team.  With a diverse and varied caseload, working with inpatients, outpatients and community counselling services, the position provides the opportunity to work with people to provide a truly holistic service, supporting people through the full care cycle.

The position covers a catchment large enough to provide good support networks and clinical variety but small enough to still provide personalised care.  Reporting to the Community Services Manager, via Social Work Team Leader, the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Providing quality support to clients by completing assessments, service delivery (including counselling) and discharge planning tasks consistent with best practice standard.

  • Participating in a coordinated team approach to patient care.

  • Participating in the education of patients, staff, community and students.

Staff have access to supportive staff mentoring, education and development programs. Salary Packaging is available for all staff. The successful applicants will be required to provide a current satisfactory police check, NDIS Worker Screening Check and Working with Children Check.

The position description, located below, provides further details on duties and responsibilities and essential criteria which suitable applicants will be shortlisted.

Further Information:

Mary Roberts

Acting Community Services Manager

5667 5620