Social Worker Colac Area Health



Remuneration based on experience
8 hours per week until 30/06/2023


Colac Area Health is a values based organisation providing a unique integrated health service comprising of over 500 employees, providing Acute Care, Aged Care, Community and Allied Health Services.


To work as an effective interdisciplinary team member providing quality care to clients through use of competent clinical skills and interventions within the scope of Colac Area Health’s integrated services. The Social Worker provides a range of services that include psycho-social assessment, complex care planning, grief and bereavement intervention, counselling, critical incident debriefing, advocacy, mediation, consultation and liaison for patients/clients/residents and their families/carers across a variety of settings and service delivery types.


What’s required? 

  • Bachelor of Social Work degree and eligibility for AASW membership
  • Proficient clinical skills in  psychosocial assessment including  risk assessment, complex care planning, discharge planning, Social Work interventions and communication
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Social Work role in acute care,  rehabilitation, palliative care, aged care, community health and outreach services
  • Experience in the provision of interventions in loss and grief and adjustment counselling
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within multidisciplinary teams 
  • Demonstrated understanding of theoretical frameworks that informs their Social Work practice and experience in supervision Grade 1 Social Workers and students 
  • Demonstrated awareness and understanding of community resources and support systems. 
  • Excellent Communication and IT skills in word processing and presentations 

Applications close Wednesday 20th July 2022.

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Position is subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check, Working With Children Check and participation in CAH’s Immunisation Program


 We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.


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Colac Area Health

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