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.
Part time - 36 hours per fortnight
Grade 3 Social Worker
Based at 553 St Kilda Road
Alfred Mental & Addiction Health Workforce Development and Education is a dynamic team of interdisciplinary clinicians providing training and education to Nursing and Allied Health staff working in all areas of psychiatry. We work closely with management and staff to support cultural change and personal development using a collaborative
The Allied Health Practice Lead is responsible for co-ordination and maintenance of professional standards, credentialing, and education of AMAH Social Work and Occupational Therapy staff. Supporting Discipline Chiefs and the AH Principal for Inpatient Services, the AH practice lead will provide liaison and coordination to graduate and student programs and be responsible for promoting allied health workforce and education content development.
Knowledge and Skills
Experience in the delivery of SW practice within public mental health services
Current knowledge of mental health care policy and SW practices that will ensure that SW fulfil the professional requirements of Alfred Mental and Addiction Health
Ability to provide and ensure the provision of secondary and tertiary consultation to other areas of Alfred Health and community services
Promote a spirit of inquiry regarding existing practice and the development and testing of new approaches to care.
Ability to generate ideas, create learning programs and facilitate learning opportunities/professional development with clinical mental staff.
Capacity to lead innovation in mental health services that incorporates discipline specific perspectives and client/family centred care
Eligible for membership to AASW Accreditation and/or working towards accreditation as a Mental Health Social worker
Minimum of seven years post-graduate clinical experience
Postgraduate qualifications preferred
Discounted car parking
If you have any queries, 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.