Social Worker Communify Qld


About the role

  • Provide a range of clinical and non-clinical psychosocial supports to assist individuals to support their mental health and achieve their recovery goals
  • Provide outreach support services which requires a willingness to work with participants in their homes and the community
  • Complete intake and assessment duties to ensure that the support response focuses on participant’s strengths, goals and objectives
  • Assist with the development and implementation of shared support plans across the multi-disciplinary team
  • Use local knowledge and sector expertise to increase opportunities for people with severe mental health to be connected to the most appropriate supports
  • Co-facilitate therapeutic groups including DBT skills
  • Regularly monitor that the delivery of services and support are within the highest level of customer service using a trauma-informed and recovery orientated approach

Role criteria

  • Tertiary qualification in social Work
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in supporting participants through the key responsibilities outlined in the position description – in particular, developing Recovery Plans to support participants in identifying and achieving their goals and undertaking comprehensive psychosocial assessments
  • Comprehensive understanding of supporting individuals who have experienced complex trauma
  • Well-developed practice framework that is grounded in trauma-informed, strengths based practice and the ability to articulate the key theories and models that underpin your practice
  • Understanding of group work and confidence to support the facilitation of psychological therapy and psychosocial support groups
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in computer skills, particularly data management systems, word processing skills and Microsoft Outlook management
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute as part of a team to provide a safe, equitable and rewarding workplace

Additional requirements

  • A current open QLD driver’s licence and road worthy vehicle, insured to a minimum level covering third party property damage (comprehensive is recommended)
  • Working with Children card and Working with People with a Disability check or the ability to obtain one is mandatory

About Communify
Communify is committed to supporting people across all life stages and experiences to lead active, health and socially connected lives. we provide programs and services in areas of aged care, children, family and individual support, mental health, disability, housing & homelessness, drug & alcohol recovery and NDIS. through our Neighbourhood Centres and Community development Programs we also offer Emergency Relief, Social Inclusion activities, Food security, Multicultural Support, Community Gardens and Venue Hire.

Incentives include

  • Salary packaging providing tax benefits
  • Personalised Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Strong commitment to regular and meaningful supervision
  • Professional development budget and dedication to supporting the learning and growth of staff members
  • Diverse and inclusive values-based organisation that prides itself on being flexible and supportive

 About the recovery and Discovery Centre

Communify’s Recovery and Discovery Centre is a Mental Health Hub that is designed to provide integrated, multi-disciplinary supports for people who live with severe and complex mental health concerns that are having a significant impact on daily life and wellbeing. The Recovery and Discovery Centre is funded through the Brisbane North PHN and delivers support across three key funding streams: Individual and Group Psychosocial Support (including peer support), Clinical Care Navigation, and Individual and Group Psychological Therapies. With a framework based on the Recovery Model, the support that is provided is strengths-based, client-centred and trauma-informed.

How to apply

Please apply on our careers website by reading the position description which outlines the Position Objective, Duties and Responsibilities and Selection Criteria. Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Please include a resume and cover letter responding to the selection criteria. Applications accepted by 11pm 24.09.23.