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Social Worker (Grade 2) - Rehab & Motor Neurone Disease Clinic

Barwon Health

Join expert and passionate multidisciplinary teams and develop your career in social work. Work across two highly skilled and dynamic teams at McKellar Centre Inpatient Rehabilitation and Motor Neurone Disease . Temporary Full Time - 80 hours per fortnight( until 30/06/2021).

Part-time applicants considered. About the facility The Social Work Department provides services to a wide range of clinical areas. This role incorporates an inpatient focused role (3 days per week based at McKellar Centre) as well as an outpatient Motor Neurone Disease (MND) specialist clinic role (2 days per week based at Belmont Community Rehabilitation Centre).

The three days of this role based at Barwon Health's McKellar Centre is located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. The centre offers a range of rehabilitation services that enable people to make a dynamic recovery. It is a 100 bed inpatient facility offering rehabilitation.

The two days of this role within the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Clinic based at Belmont Community Rehabilitation Centre is an outpatient service within a specialist clinic with a neuro-palliative approach to care. About the role We are seeking applications from experienced Grade 2 Social Workers. This opportunity will provide a highly motivated Social Worker to have a unique opportunity to gain experience across two different settings.

The role provides an opportunity to be part of two highly skilled, professional, friendly teams who take pride in providing high quality service. The position could combine the two roles for those interested in a full time role or split into part time roles. Comprehensive orientation will be provided, access to professional development and supervision is available.

To be successful in this role you must have: The demonstrated ability to manage a complex caseload The ability to work effectively as part of multidisciplinary team Effective time management Excellent communication and interpersonal aptitudes. Experience in managing inpatients and outpatients A high level of commitment to best practice in patient care. An excellent understanding of the continuum of care and a broad range of clinical skills Successful applicant/s will have a record or providing high quality patient care and optimal organisational outcomes and will work collaboratively under the supervision of the Clinical Lead Social Worker in IRC and Care Coordinator in MND Clinic.

About the culture You will work with innovative multidisciplinary teams who maintain extensive knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Baron Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. You will be valued as an integral member of interdisciplinary Barwon Health teams.

Barwon Health staff benefits Flexible working arrangements Professional development Access to employee wellness facility Salary packaging Social club Diversity and Inclusion At Barwon Health we.


Date30 December 2020

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type Full Time

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