MLHD Intake Worker - Violence Abuse and Neglect Response - Wagga Wagga
Employment Type : Temporary Full Time December 2019 - November 2020 Position Classification : Mental Health Professionals Remuneration : Dependant on Qualifications Hours Per Week : 38 Requisition ID : REQ135729 Vaccination Category: A Applications Close: 22 November 2019 Grow your career with us. We have pathways galore. Where you will be working The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has over 3,500 staff, 33 Public Hospitals, including 2 Base Hospitals, 8 Acute Community Hospitals and 16 Multi-Purpose Services.
A progressive organisation, Murrumbidgee LHD continues to make significant achievements in improving health services and strives to provide a compassionate health care system that consistently delivers the highest standard of care to people, no matter where they live. Communities we support are diverse, with approximately 245,000 people in communities large and small, across a geographic area of approximately 125,561 square kilometers. Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) spans across southern New South Wales, stretching from the Snowy Mountains in the east to the plains of Hillston in the northwest and all the way along the Victorian border.
What you will be doing The aim of the Violence, Neglect and Abuse Response service is to improve the emotional, social and mental wellbeing of individuals who have been victims of intimate partner violence, sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect and their non-offending family members. The purpose of the Intake Worker position will be to effectively engage, screen, assess, refer, provide brief interventions and coordinate care needs for individuals through the provision of specialist responses which include: Trauma informed crisis intervention and response Case coordination that includes intake, assessment, case planning and referral functions Client focussed advocacy, liaison and consultation Engaging in consultation and liaison resource for MLHD Health Professionals working in acute and non-acute settings A genuine client centred approach and collaboration across services to ensure clients receive a timely and most appropriate service delivery Selection Criteria A Degree qualification from a recognised tertiary institution in Social Work or Psychology, or, a relevant health qualification and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration. High level understanding of intimate partner violence, sexual assault and child protection and evidence of providing crisis and ongoing counselling interventions.
. Demonstrated ability to provide trauma informed responses to victims of abuse and their non-offending family members presenting. Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria.
Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria. Additional Information Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independe....