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Social Worker - Tuggeranong

INTERCHANGE HEALTH CO-OPERATIVE LIMITED

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 24 – 30 hours per week.
  • Position Classification: Health Professional Level 3
  • Remuneration: $37.00- $43.00 per hour.

We are looking to expand our team by hiring a compassionate and motivated social worker. Our clients are affected by issues such as domestic violence, mental health, and substance abuse.

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.
  • Must have full registration with AHPRA or Mental Health Accredited with AASW
  • A Valid Australian Drivers license.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

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

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