Social Worker (Level 1/2) – Older Peoples Mental Health Community Team

  • Company:
    Sydney Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

<div style="font-size:10pt"><strong>Employment Type</strong>:&nbsp;Permanent&nbsp;Full Time<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>:&nbsp;Social Worker Level 1/2<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>: $64,270 – $93,114 per annum<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>:&nbsp;38<br /> <strong>Requisition ID</strong>:&nbsp;REQ180925<br /> &nbsp; <p align="center" style="font-family:Arial; text-align:center"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><em><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) is seeking a dynamic Social Worker&nbsp;to join our team at Canterbury Hospital and Canterbury Community Hospital.</span></span></em></strong></span></span></span></p> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial">Are you a Social Worker, eligible for membership to&nbsp;the AASW with demonstrated competencies to provide contemporary mental health practice?</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">The Community Mental Health / Older People&rsquo;s Mental Health Team&nbsp; model of care states:<br /> <br /> The &ldquo;Community Older People&rsquo;s Mental Health Team&rdquo; (OPMH Team) is a specialty service of the community mental health system.<br /> OPMH Team provide a range of clinical services including intake, assessment, consultation, treatment and care coordination. Care coordination is the main component of this model of care and includes extended care coordination, targeted packages of care and short term care coordination.<br /> <br /> Consumers under the care of OPMH Teams will either have:<br /> 1.&nbsp;Short term interventions and may be discharged or referred back to their GPs or other treatment providers after a period of weeks or months<br /> 2.&nbsp;A period of treatment as recommended by evidence based practices.<br /> The clinician will practice in keeping with the standardised Sydney LHD position description for the profession in addition to this position description.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="line-height:170%"><span><strong><em><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:170%"><span>To be considered for this role you must have&hellip;</span></span></span></em></strong></span></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li>Unrestricted NSW Driver&rsquo;s Licence (P2 licence acceptable).</li> <li>Previous experience working in a Mental Health setting.</li> </ul> </div> </div> <div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><strong><em><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>What you will get in return…</span></span></em></strong></span></span></span></p> <ul> <li style="margin-bottom:14px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list 36.0pt"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Opportunity for Salary Packaging </span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin-bottom:14px"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:list 36.0pt"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Become part of a high performing and supportive team</span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ul> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening &amp; Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy </span></span><a href="https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2020_017.pdf" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>(PD2020_017)</span></span></a></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><em><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.</span></span></em></span></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span><em><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span>Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: </span></span></em><a href="http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline" target="_blank"><em><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:blue">http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/</span></span></span></em></a></span></span></span></p> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span>For further details on the role, please view the </span></span></span><a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ180925" target="_blank">Position Description</a>.<br /> <br /> <span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span>For enquiries, please</span></span></span>&nbsp;contact Dimitrios Poulios on 9515 9896.<br /> <br /> <span style="font-size:12pt"><span><strong><span style="font-size:10.0pt"><span><span style="color:black">If you think this role is for you, then please address the selection criteria and submit your resume by the closing date.</span></span></span></strong></span></span><br /> <br /> <strong>Applications Close: 27&nbsp;September 2020</strong></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp;</p>