Purpose of Position
To promote and provide socially just service provision within an evidence based social work practice framework for clients of the SMHSOP service and their families/carers. As a member of the multidisciplinary team reflect the value base and stance of the social work profession.
Degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of AASW.
Ability to provide casework, family work and group work to older clients with a mental illness and their families/carers
Ability to co-ordinate and conduct community education and training in the needs and issues of older people with a mental illness and their families/carers.
Evidence of high quality written and oral communication skills
Ability to apply Social Work values and principles when working within a mental health multidisciplinary team
Ability to work effectively within an interagency framework
Eligibility to drive in NSW.
Efficiently operate a PC using MS Office products (Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint)