Senior Social Worker - Agile Psychological Medicine

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Senior Social Worker - Agile Psychological Medicine


Job Description

About Agile Psychological Medicine Clinic

At Agile Psychological Medicine Clinics (aPM) we believe our community should have access to personalised, flexible therapeutic care at their first interaction with mental health services.

We have a team of smart, dedicated psychologists, social workers and psychiatrists who are passionate about providing this care and we are looking for a senior social worker to join the team full time (although if you are interested in job share or part-time, we also invite you to apply)

What you will be doing:

In collaboration with psychology and psychiatry colleagues, you will be meeting with consumers referred from Mon ash Health psychiatric triage or emergency and jointly with the consumer, come to an understanding of what supports might be required.
Work to linking consumers in with appropriate services (eg housing, financial assistance, family violence services)
Routinely measure the outcomes of your work and have this inform your work going forward
Be part of a strong and supportive clinical team where we support each other to do interesting and challenging work
How you will be supported in your role:

This is a social work-specific role and presents a fantastic opportunity to use and develop your skills within a very supportive team
You will receive regular professional supervision, peer support, and the opportunity for career development.
In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to on site subsidised staff car parking and gym, and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP),
About You:

You are an accomplished social worker with a demonstrated interest in providing care to consumers with mental health concerns in who are presenting in situational crisis.
You are a flexible thinker with the capacity to self-manage
You have experience and/pr demonstrated interest in delivering interventions within mental health services
You lead by example, thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of recovery focused care
You are motivated to provide mentoring, supervising and clinical leadership to junior colleagues
You are in interested in a social work specific role in public mental health
What You Need:

An Australian Association of Social Work (AASW) accredited Bachelor Degree or entry level Master’s Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
Current drivers’ license and Working with Children Check
Australian working rights
How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

reference checks;
a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
proof of immunisation.
A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.

All candidates will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination. You will need to provide a copy your immunisation history statement which can be accessed via My Gov.  The evidence will need to be uploaded as part of your application.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

To view the full position description and to apply now, click HERE!

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