Social Worker Level 1/2 - Nowra Community Mental Health

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Social Worker
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REQ114695 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 1/2
Remuneration: $62,702 - $73,818 pa
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ114695
Closing Date: 29 September 2019

What you'll be doing
To provide high quality evidence based clinical services including assessment, care coordination, intervention, liaison and review as part of a multidisciplinary team for adults referred to the service with a mental illness or disorder. These interventions will be based on an appropriate model of practice as specified by the individual’s professional background, skills, and experience and will be informed by evidence based treatment guidelines. To work effectively with clients, families and services to provide/co-ordinate high quality assessment, treatment and management.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.              
An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent full-time and part-time positions.
Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
National Police Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#
Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/Pages/doc.aspx?dn=PD2018_009 before employment can commence.
For further information visit: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/

Selection Criteria:

  1. Approved tertiary qualifications in Social Work and current membership of the AASW.
  2. Demonstrated high level of communication skills, both written and oral.
  3. Computer skills that would support the position and NSW Health requirements.
  4. Mental health assessment, intervention, risk assessments and planning skills that are relevant to the provision of recovery focused mental health case management.
  5. A commitment to a consumer focussed recovery-oriented approach and consumer collaboration in care planning.
  6. Current unrestricted Class C drivers licence.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Jannette Mottram on Jannette.Mottram@health.nsw.gov.au

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