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Social Worker

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 14 days
    Published on 22 Nov 2020
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  • Job no: 31295
  • 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 HOPE Team
  • Fixed term – until June 2021
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight including an ADO
  • Classification code – Social Worker Grade 2 (YC42-YC45)
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

DEPARTMENT:

Alfred Psychiatry is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

POSITION:

In keeping with the goals of the Victorian suicide prevention framework 2016–25, the Alfred HOPE team aims to build resilience in individuals who have made a suicide attempt by providing them intensive outreach support and individualised therapeutic care post this event in their lives. The Social Worker within the Hope team works with the senior clinical staff and the Psychosocial Support Workers to design and implement individualised care including safety planning to minimise the risk of further suicide attempts.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Essential

  • Approved degree in Social Work completed and evidence of eligibility for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License  
  • Relevant experience working in a community mental health team and working with individuals in crisis or with mental health issues
  • Computer literate

Desirable

  • Knowledge of AASW Practice standards for mental health Social Workers
  • Other relevant qualifications or currently studying, such as drug and alcohol or psychosocial or therapeutic interventions

BENEFITS:

  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Onsite gym
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Daniel Rylatt on 0428 415 870

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

  • Closes in 14 days - 07 Dec 2020
  • Published on 22 Nov 2020, 11:26 PM