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Rehabilitation Social Worker
Company Name: Indigo Medical Consulting Services
Locations: NSW - Other,NSW - Sydney
Categories: Community & Development,Counselling / Therapy,Disability,Health,Mental Health
Work type: Permanent Full Time
JOB DETAILS

 
WORK FOR A PRIVATE PRACTICE
LEADING NEUROLOGICAL REHABILATATION COMPANY
 
  • Private Practice located at Willoughby (on site parking)
  • Highly competitive package – flexible work environment
  • Full time position
 
The Opportunity
 
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Worker that would love to join a dynamic, highly reputable and growing organisation that is a leader in neurological rehabilitation services and medico-legal assessments.  
 
You will be joining a team that will provide work flexibility, challenges and your focus and passion in delivering and providing a high level of client care will be recognised, valued and continually supported to assist you in developing to reach your true potential.   
 
The Company
 
Our client is a recognised leading provider of neurological rehabilitation services and medico-legal assessments in the Australian health industry. The practice has been established for over 15 years and consists of a team of 14 multi-disciplinary consultants with expertise in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology and Neuropsychology. 
 
There are two main areas within the practice – medicolegal reporting (providing expert advice and opinion to leading personal injury lawyers and to NSW’s Compulsory Third Party insurers) and the provision of treatment to adults and children with traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. Treatments are delivered in the home, community or workplace in Sydney region, regional NSW and other state medico-legal assessments. 
 
You will be working in an environment that provides a high standard of professionalism and quality client treatment, through the expert knowledge and skills of the consultants combined with a rigorous research evidence approach and use of outcome measures. 
 
The culture of the practice is characterised by work values encompassing integrity, commitment, equality, reciprocal loyalty and respect.
 
The Role
 
Our client is looking to employ a highly motivated, dynamic and experienced Social Worker to plan and deliver social work services as part of their multi disciplinary team, within their community based services. The key functions of the role are:. 
 
·         Provide social work services to clients, taking into account the client’s needs, abilities and cultural background
·         Identifying the client’s needs (initial assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and care needs)
·         Addressing client’s needs (establishing goals, investigating expertise of service providers, availability and accessibility and guiding the client’s choice)
·         Providing support and assistance to clients to achieve optimal health and well being
·         Liaising with a broad range of parties including treatment providers, educational facilities, community services and any other relevant agencies to facilitate effective rehabilitation outcomes
·         Work collaboratively with these community services and agencies to provide a co-ordinated approach and quality service 
·         Review provider assessment/progress reports, submitting requests for assessments/services or amendments to programmes, reviewing progress towards goals and negotiating changes to the plan as required
Highly competitive package includes the following:
·         Attractive salary commensurate with candidate’s previous skills and knowledge
·         Performance bonus system
·         Flexible working conditions
·         Facilities – laptop, phone expenses and on site parking
·         Professional development opportunities
 
Your Skills & Experience
 
  • A superior level of working experience as a Social Worker preferably working in neurology, or in a community-based role
  • Must hold a Degree in Social Work, with eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • An understanding and knowledge of the disability sector
  • Professional, confident and your work values compliment the culture of the practice
  • A high level of communication and interpersonal skills to be able to interact with all levels of people
  • Passionate, compassionate, empathetic and dedicated approach to your work 
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with preferred experience in working in a compensation system (TAC, CTP, WC, LTCS)
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Able to handle difficult and challenging situations
  • Access to own car and valid driver’s licence.
  • Preferred experience in case management.
  • Extremely reliable with strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Committed to ongoing professional development
  • A team player that loves to be a part of the team
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Please forward your resume to bbeach@indigoconsulting.com.au quoting: 0180-Social Worker.
 
For telephone enquiries, please telephone Bernadette on 02 9844 5496.
 
Please forward resumes to bbeach@indigoconsulting.com.au

 



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