Senior Social Worker - Acute Community Outreach
- Utilise your expert skills to treat consumers with acute needs
- Enjoy a role that maximises your potential and enables you to achieve your own ambitions
- Permanent Full Time – 80 hours per fortnight (7 day shift work flexibility)
About the facility
The Acute Intervention Service's Community Outreach team is a 7 day a week service with two shifts (AM/PM). The team is a tertiary level multidisciplinary mental health drug and alcohol team. Its aim is to provide timely and effective assessment, treatment and assertive support for individuals aged 16 years and older with high acuity mental health and / or alcohol and other drug (AOD) needs up to a maximum of a 28-day period.
About the role
As the successful applicant you will provide systems based assessment and treatment for consumers and their families/carers in the acute phase of their mental illness and / AOD use and demonstrate leadership in both the ongoing development of the acute intervention service and day-day operations of the team. You will also provide support to grade 1 Social workers within the team.
Our team allows you to demonstrate and grow as a senior clinician with primarily clinical interventions as well as leadership and operational opportunities.
You will work alongside other Senior Clinicians from all disciplines, including AOD specialists, Peer workers with a lived experience and psychiatrists.
It is an expectation that the suitable candidate can be available to work all days of the week with a mix of AM (0830hrs) and PM (1330hrs). Our team supports self-rostering to allow shift work flexibility.
About the culture
We are fortunate to enjoy terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients. Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best.
Barwon Health staff benefits
- Flexible working arrangements
- Professional development
- Access to employee wellness facility
- Salary packaging
- Social club
- Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast
Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.
If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at email@example.com noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.
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