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Social Worker - (MHUOP)

Hunter New England, NSW

Temporary Part Time (up to 04/11/2018)

$30.85 - $44.69

Social Worker

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.

Selection Criteria

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)