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.
Full-time : 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
Chief Social Worker Grade 3 (YC59)
Based at the relevant community clinical program - St Kilda Road Clinic or Caulfield Hospital
Seeking a dynamic Social Work Leader and influencer in contemporary mental health practice
Alfred Health has recently restructured the Allied Health leadership structure and is seeking a dynamic innovative experienced Social Work leader for this new role. The role will provide leadership and development for Social Workers across the Adult and Aged Programs as well as clinical services as negotiated with the applicant and relevant management.
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated leadership in SW practice within public mental health services
Extensive supervision experience and capacity to foster ongoing professional development and standards of care
Extensive clinical experience and ability to work collaboratively with people with mental health disorders and their families
Ability to innovate and support discipline-specific perspectives and contemporary practice in clinical care systems
Practice knowledge of application of mental health legislation and current policies
Ability to provide and ensure the provision of secondary and tertiary consultation to other areas of Alfred Health and community services
Ability to generate ideas, create learning programs and facilitate learning opportunities/professional development with clinical mental staff.
Current eligibility for membership to AASW Accreditation
Minimum of 7-10 years post-graduate clinical experience
Discounted car parking
If you have any enquiries regarding the role, please contact Glenda Pedwell on 0438 509 453
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.