Position Details
Reference Number 29420
Position Title Social Worker Grade 2
Employment Type Part time - permanent
Division Clinical Operations
Location Bendigo - Vahland Complex
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR1




EBA:  Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020
Classification:  QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR4


Hours per fortnight 40
Position Summary

Title: Social Worker Grade 2
Department:  Community Care Units  
Classification: QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR1 - QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR4 
Salary: As per award
Hours: 40 hours per fortnight
Status: Part-time ongoing

 

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time." 

 

 

Mental Health Service

 

The Mental Health Service is a complex service that provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides services to patients from birth to 17 years, the Youth Team covers ages 18 to 24 years, Adult Services cover patients from 25 to 64 years and the Older Person’s Service manages those individuals over 65 years old. 

 

Position

 

This position works as part of the CCU Multi-disciplinary Team and provides Social Work services to Psychiatric Services rehabilitation patients utilising a recovery framework.

 

The role will provides advice, education and support to carers, family and health care providers. In consultation with the multi-disciplinary team, this position functions to strengthen and enhance the contribution of discipline specific skills, resources and experience available to patients of the service, their carers and other involved services and parties.

 

Benefits

 

Bendigo Health, employs around 4000 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include: 

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

 

KSC (Key Selection Criteria)

 

  • Degree in Social Work recognised by the AASW and eligibility for AASW national accreditation status and ability to satisfy the requirements of the Bendigo Health Allied Health Credentialing and Professional Standards document
  • Demonstrated clinical experience and skills in Rehabilitation and Recovery oriented service provision, in community settings
  • Knowledge and an understanding of the Mental Health Act 2014, and other relevant legislation and their application to clinical practice
  • Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies
  • Evidence of a commitment to ongoing professional development, further post grad qualifications in related field and compliance with all Bendigo Health mandatory training requirements
  • Well-developed verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and computer literacy skills and knowledge

 

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Bendigo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity and social inclusion and encourage people from a diverse cultural background, people who identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and mature age group to apply.

 

Selection Criteria
Essential:
01.Degree in Social Work recognised by the AASW and eligibilty for AASW national accreditation status and ability to satisfy the requirements of the Bendigo Health Allied Health Credentialling and Professional Standards docuament.

Essential:
02.Demonstrated clinical experience and skills in Rehabilitation and Recovery oriented service provision, in community setting.

Essential:
03.Demonstrated time management skills to manage a caseload, meet deadlines, maintain schedules, set goals / objectives, as required.

Essential:
04.Knowledge and an understanding of the Mental Health Act 2014, and other relevant legislation and their application to clinical practice.

Essential:
05.Proven ability to liaise and consult with relevant family members, team members and a broad range of health professionals and community agencies.

Essential:
06.Evidence of a commitment to ongoing professional development, further post grad qualifications in related field and compliance with all Bendigo Health mandatory training requirements.

Essential:
07.Well developed verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and computer literacy skills and knowledge.
Contact Person Jan Tripp
Contact Number (0429) 115474
Closing Date 10/06/2020
Position Description
Psychiatry Services CCU - PD - Social Worker.doc Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.