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Mental Health Social Worker (Grade 2)

Peninsula Health - Mornington, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


• Exciting time to join our Mental Health Team in this brand new role!
• Skip the traffic & work close to home in Frankston, gateway to the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula
• Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Peninsula Health 10 bed Youth PARC (YPARC) and Adult PARC (APARC) services are 24 /7 residential services providing support to people experiencing significant mental health conditions that require clinical and/or psychosocial interventions, with an early intervention and recovery focus. Responsibilities include:

• Comprehensive assessments, discharge planning and counselling
• Ensure clients have appropriate Centrelink and NDIS support
• Liaise with families and carers as needed to link with services as required and to provide single session family consultation
• Development of strong partnerships with support agencies
What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

• Membership, or eligibility for membership, of the Australian Association of Social Workers
• Minimum two years post-qualifying professional experience in a hospital, community or related setting
• Clinical understanding of the treatment for mental illness provided in in-patient and community settings and working knowledge of community support services
• Excellent skills in comprehensive assessments, discharge planning and counselling
• Advanced demonstrated knowledge and application of Social Work theory and recovery orientated practice in mental health care
• Post graduate qualification in mental health or related field desirable
This role will work 64 hours / fortnight, split evenly across both YPARC and APARC. Both services are located in Frankston.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:
Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Mornington, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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