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Social Worker / Case Manager

Royal Rehab
  • Dual role with professional variety
  • Permanent full time (part time considered)
  • Allied health Level 3 Senior role
  • Ryde location

About us

Royal Rehab is a leading provider of rehabilitation services in brain and spinal cord injury. Our services also include neurological and general rehabilitation, supported independent living and specialist disability services. Our vision is a world without limits for people with disability, illness and injury.

Royal Rehab is renowned for our focus on research and innovation and sits uniquely as a provider of advanced rehabilitation and disability services including supported accommodation, private rehabilitation hospitals, a purpose-built resort for people with spinal cord injury and community services.

About the role

A rare opportunity to join the Social Work and Case Management services at Royal Rehab within the Brain Injury Unit. This is a high performance team with a supportive environment for professional development and growth.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provision of a high quality, evidence-based Social Work clinical service and Rehab Case Management to Clients admitted to the Brain Injury Unit (BIU).
  • Counselling to assist clients and their family/carers to deal with the emotional impact of injury, illness and disability.
  • Case planning, liaison, advocacy and referral to maximise access to appropriate community services.
  • Discharge planning is an essential element of this role.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team colleagues to optimise client care.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of the Social Work and Case Management services.
  • Student supervision, education and teaching.

About you

We seek a self-motivated and friendly social worker and Case Manager who is looking to join a high performing team within the Brain Injury Unit.

You will be able to clearly demonstrate the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers and commitment to the AASW Code of Ethics
  • Extensive experience and clinical skills - assessment, counselling, advocacy, referral to community services and discharge planning in a health/rehabilitation setting
  • Experience with the NDIS and its implications for discharge planning
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a health setting with adults with a physical or cognitive disability
  • Demonstrated competence in communication skills – written and verbal, negotiation, conflict resolution
  • Sound time management skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and complete tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to participation in supervision and professional development
  • Computer skills and demonstrated competency
  • Understanding of quality improvement processes and their implementation
  • Knowledge of Case Management Standards
  • C Class drivers’ licence

What we offer

  • Salary packaging + benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Friendly and close-knit team environment
  • Supportive and experienced leadership team
  • Genuine career opportunities

What’s next

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY now!

For more information on Royal Rehab, visit our website www.royalrehab.com.au

Please note: The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check (no older than 3 months), working with children check, employment history and referee checks.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment process*

We do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.

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