- 1 x Full Time
- Ongoing Term
- Shoalhaven region
The Mental Health Social Worker will work as part of a responsive and dedicated multi-disciplinary team to provide mental health focused social work services and programs to Aboriginal people residing in the Shoalhaven Aboriginal communities.
28 July 2017
The purpose of the position is to promote recovery, restore individual, family, and community wellbeing, to enhance development of each individual’s power and control over their lives, and to advance principles of social justice.
The Mental Health Social Worker will work as part of a responsive and dedicated multi-disciplinary team to provide mental health focused social work services and programs to Aboriginal people residing in the Shoalhaven Aboriginal communities. This will include promoting the service and working in partnership with relevant stakeholders in providing culturally appropriate social work services and programs that improves community safety, mental health and wellbeing.
The position will be required to work closely with a broad range of SCMSAC services including GP’s, registered nurses, health Workers, psychologists and caseworkers to provide specialised consultation and assessment, crisis interventions, short term counselling, referral, and advocacy services as necessary for individuals, families and groups. The position holder will be required to provide direct client service delivery to families and individuals and facilitate a range of programs to improve the lives of local Aboriginal people and communities.
Essential Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
- Aboriginality or experience working with Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and communities.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL VACANCIES
Applications must address the key competencies (selection criteria): For an Information Package containing position description, selection criteria and an employment application, please contact Human Resources via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 4448 0200.
Preferred applicants will also be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain a new paid employee Working with Children Check (as required by the Act) prior to appointment with South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation.
Salary will be in accordance with the South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2012 – 2015.