Social Workers,Social Care & Psychology
nsw, regional-nsw
NSW, Regional
Published 02 August 2022

We are seeking a Social Worker to work in the Older Persons Mental health team in Port Macquaire Community Health team for a 13 week locum opportunitiy. As part of the team you will provide case management and crisis work to people aged over 65 years. The successful applicant will have a good understanding and knowledge of geriatric mental health, behavioural changes and age related illnesses. You will work closely with Psychgeritrician and partake in aged care visits to patients and clients to monitor recovery and ongoing support, and at times, assist the Acute Care Team. 
About You 
1. Tertiary qualifications in Social Work and eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. 
2. Knowledge of emotional, behavioural, psychological and psychiatric disorders of older adults.
3. Demonstrated experience in assessment and providing evidence-based interventions for older adults with mental health or related disorders, and their families/carers.
4. Demonstrated ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
5. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to promote positive peer and line management relationships.
6. Possession of a current WA C or C-A Class Drivers Licence and the ability to travel within the region including overnights stays as required.
7. Covid 19 vaccination including booster and current Flu vaccination. 

Remuneration Package
Hourly rates up to $60 per hour depending on experience + super + penalties
Free single dwelling Accommodation on site 

We would love to hear from you:
Simply ‘Apply Now’ or email your CV to or call
Gabrielle Taylor in the Social Care Team 0731712929 (Option 1).

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