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Work type: Casual, Full time, Part time
Location: Ramsay Clinic Thirroul
Categories: Allied Health Professionals

Social Worker

Multiple permanent Full-Time, Part-Time & Casual positions available

 

About the Role

An exciting opportunity is available to become a member of our team as a Social Worker. Passionate about providing the best quality care for patients, our supportive team of professionals provides a range of services to assist patients and their families with the emotional and practical impacts of illness, injury and hospitalisation.

In this role, facilitate inpatient group programs and liase with medical, nursing, allied health and other health care providers. There will be scope for providing social work services to an allocated caseload of clients.

This may involve, but is not limited to:

  • Discharge planning for patients with complex needs and linking patients to community services and supports
  • Psychosocial assessments, risk assessments and inter-agency collaboration for future care planning
  • Provision of advocacy and supports for patients, carers and families
  • Brief intervention counselling around adjustment to disease and disability, loss, grief and bereavement
  • Consultation and intervention for child abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence cases

About You

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (or equivalent)
  • Eligible for full membership of Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Demonstrated ability to utilise a variety of social work interventions
  • Demonstrated experience in medical social work practice
  • Knowledge of community resources services to meet client needs
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and independently as required
  • Willingness to uphold the Ramsay Way core values

About Ramsay

Ramsay Clinic Thirroul is Australia’s first women’s only, stand-alone trauma-informed mental health facility, located at the former Lawrence Hargrave Private Hospital in Thirroul. We are a 43-bed clinic, with medical, allied health and nursing staff, providing a safe environment where women can deal with trauma-related mental health disorders through inpatient care and day programs. We are committed to providing our patients with evidence-based care to maximise their recovery and mental wellbeing.

The hospital is owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. We have been focused on delivering high-quality patient care and practising the Ramsay Way philosophy of ‘People Caring for People’ since 1972. Benefits of working with us include;

  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Extensive Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Requirements

Everyone who joins Ramsay:

  • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19 a vaccine approved by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases

 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Merrylord Harb at HarbM@ramsayhealth.com.au 

Applications close: 18th August 2022 at 11.55pm

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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