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Social Worker Grade 2 - HIV

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job no: 12348
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Grade 2 Social Worker- HIV Outreach/ Complex Care Service
  • Permanent Full time 
  • Great salary packaging and other benefits

THE ROLE

We are seeking an experienced hospital Social Worker who is able to work in an innovative service in The Alfred’s HIV Social Work team.  You will provide a high quality Social Work Service to the Victorian HIV Service.  This leading service across Victoria provides a wide range of clinical responses including services in other hospitals and health care settings and services outreaching into the community.   

The HIV social work team is integral to The Alfred’s HIV Outreach and Complex Care Service consisting of HIV specialist social workers and nurses who work closely with the Infectious Diseases medical team.  A multidisciplinary and collaborative working style is essential. The clinical areas include HIV and other infectious diseases and as required department priority allocation in inpatient, outpatient and outreach settings.  The role will require the capacity to work with a vulnerable and complex caseload, develop and implement care plans and provide outreach both within health services and in the community. There will be a strong focus on; engagement in care, crisis intervention, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, case work, counselling, adjustment to diagnosis and illness, trauma informed care, care plans including ongoing management and discharge planning and strong partnerships and collaboration in the community and health systems. The role will provide patients and their significant others quality clinical care, with a client centred approach.  You will have a good understanding of the community sector including specialist and general community services, referrals and resourcing supports which will be essential to fulfilling this role.   The ability to work in an outreach capacity is essential.  Experience within the following areas- acute hospital, HIV, mental health, drug and alcohol, high vulnerability populations, counselling, complex case work will be desirable for this role.  

BENEFITS

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • On-site child care centre
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • On-site gymnasium

Please call Sharon Horvat Danilovic for a discussion around this role on 9076 3026

Closing Date: Thursday April 26

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Published on 16 Apr 2018, 5:05 AM