NDIS Social Worker – Mental Health CC Medical

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

We are seeking to attract suitably qualified Social Workers / Psychologists / Mental Health Workers, to join our team. This expansion provides Mental Health supports to young people and adolescents based in Northern NSW and South East QLD..

This rewarding role entails effective engagement, screening and providing timely assessments. You will have previous experience arranging referrals to appropriate in-house services and pathways for participants to access focused health interventions.

In consultation with the Team Leader, the successful candidate will also provide brief therapeutic interventions, facilitate group work, coordinate care and follow ups.

As one of the first contact points for young people accessing our service, you will need to be able to quickly build a positive rapport with a wide range of young people, their family and wider support networks.

This position will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including general practitioners, allied health clinicians, community engagement workers and support staff. You will be able to demonstrate your previous experience working closely with local community and partnering with youth services to provide holistic and integrated care.

The Location

The Northern NSW region is known for its colourful, friendly locals and diverse population. This area is known as the “Rainbow Region” – a name which reflects the cultural diversity of the area, as well as its strong sense of community and love of nature.

A strong centre for all things “organic” coupled with a diverse community residing together, make Northern NSW a very special and culturally great place to live.

The South East QLD region is spread over a large swathe of countryside and is blessed with mountain ranges, western plains, lakes and rivers, national parks and more than 120 towns and villages. This coupled with beautiful beaches of golden sand make this an enviable location to live, work and play.

The Organisation

This community partner services provider is a voice for social change in regional Australia, helping to create connected, resilient communities. We are a community service leader, striving to create change through our work across homelessness and housing supports, youth and family services, sector advocacy and programs that promote genuine participation for people with disability. Our organisation currently serves more than 80% of regional New South Wales with offices also located throughout Australia.

Skills/Qualifications

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in health, psychology, social work, social science or social welfare, health promotion, education or similar.

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

  • Experience providing high quality customer-centred individual and/or family therapeutic interventions and/or case management
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, with the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with all people to ensure effective relationships•
  • Demonstrated well-developed organisational, time management and administrative skills with the ability to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining professional boundaries while engaging in person-centred work

Benefits

  • F-Time/Part-Time, Fixed Term positions available.
  • Starting SCHCADS Level 3-4 Doe.
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
  • Located in Northern NSW – South East Queensland

To Apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to Ross Morley – [email protected] or call 0403 599 512 to discuss.

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

CC Medical

Job Salary

SCHCADS Award Doe

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