Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
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 year 1-4
The position is part of The Alfred Social Work Department and Victorian HIV Service and the Infectious Disease Unit at The Alfred.
The Social Worker will provide of advanced social work service to patients and their families/significant others within the Infectious Diseases Unit and Victorian HIV Service. You will work closely within a HIV specialist multidisciplinary program and in a HIV specialist Social Work Team. The position is unique as it medical social worker role working across various settings to provide care and support to people living with HIV. You will be a client centred social worker working in collaboration with your client and their significant others and the service systems.
Advanced social work knowledge, skills and experience as evidenced by a demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and ability to articulated a theoretical basis for practice
Ability to develop, implement, and review patient care plans or agreement of service in partnership with clients and their identified significant others and in collaboration with the care team and client service system
Ability to work within an acute sub acute and outpatient hospital setting, other health services and community outreach contexts
Demonstrated partnership and working collaboration within multidisciplinary teams and with services
Ability to develop and lead/ collaborate a specialist portfolio or initiative or research project within the HIV social work team
Demonstrated or translatable competencies for hospital clinical and data documentation
Demonstrated knowledge and provision of social work services including people who have experienced grief and loss, chronic illness, trauma, mental health, drug and alcohol, family violence, homelessness, and within various populations LGBTQI CALD MSM ATSI
Being part of a supportive specialist social work team
Opportunities within the team and broader social work department to develop and contribute and lead
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
Child care services
Please address the KPIs in your application
Sharon Danilovic ID Social Work Team Leader 9076 3026
Applications close 28 January 2020
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.