Social Worker Grade 2 - Acute Inpatient Service



Job Description: Full Time, fixed term maternity leave backfill Mental Health – Acute Inpatient Service Excellent benefits including salary packaging About the Company and the Department St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

St. Vincent’s Mental Health (SVMH) includes an adult area mental health service for the inner city areas of Yarra and Boroondara. Why work in Mental Health at St Vincent’s We passionately believe in a recovery approach, based on people’s personal strengths We believe that people have the capacity to recover, reclaim and transform their lives We nurture and develop our staff with great opportunities for training and career progression Our work in this field is internationally recognised We believe that the preferred setting for our work is in the community and that the community is an oasis of resources You will join a cohesive, supportive team, committed to the wellbeing of colleagues and consumers Great location, with easy access to public transport and to the city of Melbourne About the Role Opportunities currently exist for a Social Worker in the Acute Inpatient Service.

You will provide a high standard of care in accordance with the Strengths model under a recovery oriented framework working closely with the medical and multidisciplinary teams to achieve a positive outcome for all consumers and their families. You will be offered a range of learning opportunities to develop specialist skills and the opportunity to operate as part of an integrated Adult Area Mental Health Service. The classification range for this position is Social Worker Grade 2 (YC42 - YC45, $78,956 - $90,766 per annum) Duties Co-ordinate, oversee and monitor admission tools working toward discharge planning for consumers Liaise with community groups and relevant agencies to develop and review community networks which enhance continuity of care Provide an advanced social work service which includes consultation and education for consumers, carers and other health care professionals in the Acute Inpatient Service Supervise and provide training to social students and other non social work staff according to service policy, University Schools of Social Work and AASW requirements Conduct comprehensive assessments, including bio-psychosocial assessment and formulate and implement treatment plans Facilitate individual and group work focusing on interpersonal skills and strengths of consumers utilizing recovery pri.

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16 Sep 2019


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