Social Worker Interchange Health Co-op

JOB DESCRIPTION

Interchange Health Co-op is a not-for-profit charity based in Tuggeranong. The practice provides top-quality affordable healthcare to a large number of vulnerable patients, and has special interests in Drug and Alcohol, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Mental Health and LGBTQIA* Health.  

Interchange Health Co-ops aim is to provide non-judgemental healthcare.

Information about the Co-op and our model of care can be found on our website www.ihco.net.au  

  • Employment Type:Permanent Part Time 30.4 – 38 hours per week.
  • Position Classification: Health Professional Level 3
  • Remuneration: $40.00 -$50.00 per hour.

.SOCIAL WORKER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complex case Management
  • Connecting clients to beneficial services
  • Assessing clients and gathering relevant information.
  • Offering information and supporting clients and their families.
  • Contacting and making referrals to other agencies and services.
  • Providing crisis intervention.

You will be joining a team of dedicated General Practitioners, Nursing, Allied health and Administration staff 

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION, IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING ATTRIBUTES:

  • Good organisational skills with a high degree of drive, a passion for working with the disadvantaged.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet patient’s needs
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to critically reflect on and develop practice skills and framework.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to work independently

POSITION REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant Degree In social work qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience working professionally in social work is preferred
  • Comfortable working with vulnerable clients.
  • Experience working in the Alcohol and Drug sector is highly desirable.
  • A Valid Australian Drivers license.

PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Reference checks

To apply please email through your CV and cover letter to [email protected] 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Organisation

Interchange Health Co-op

Job Salary

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