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Mental Health Clinician/ Social WorkerEastern Health
Mental Health Clinician/ Social Worker Grade 2 Canterbury Road Community Care Unit | Camberwell Location Temporary Full Time Opportunity January 2021-December 2021 Monthly Accrued Day Off (ADO) Parking Available Progress your career and work within a dynamic team Eastern Health Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs. Canterbury Road Community Care Unit The Canterbury Road Community Care Unit in Camberwell is part of Eastern Health’s Adult Mental Health Program.
It is a 20 bed community based residential facility and features a highly structured and supportive physical environment. The clinicians within the multi-disciplinary team have high levels of contact and interaction with consumers who are recovering from a mental illness and their carers to promote self-determination and aims to empower individuals. The unit operates under a recovery-oriented model of care, utilising the framework for recovery-oriented practice in a collaborative, team based environment.
The unit’s program offers a consumer-centred treatment approach to assist consumers in achieving their personal recovery goals and maintain wellness. About the Role This is a fantastic opportunity to work full time in a community care unit which works with a strong recovery focus. The successful applicant will join the welcoming and friendly team at Canterbury Road Community Care Unit, who are passionate about providing an accessible high quality service to the diverse community we serve: Provide high quality social work, mental health assessments, treatment and consultation services and advice to consumers and carers and team members.
Provide recovery orientated case management services using the Collaborative Recovery Model to assist consumers in the development of their personal, domestic and community daily living skills. Provide specialist social work knowledge and skills to the multidisciplinary team and give advice to CCU staff on specialist social work outcomes and strategies including SW specific assessments. To provide group work and 1:1 individual activity that will provide opportunities for skill acquisition and generalization of skill sets developed through participation in the module training program.
Provide clinical leadership, training and supervision for junior staff and as required undertake training and provide preceptorship to social work students. About You: To be successful in this role you should possess: A degree qualification in social work that has been approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers for membership as a social worker. Demonstrated at least one year’s post graduate ex....