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Social Worker

Merri Health - Coburg, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a part of the Integrated Family Services Team at Merri Health, you will be required to provide a range of services to vulnerable children, young people and their families including:

  • Comprehensive child and family assessment,
  • Casework and case management including: case plan, consultation, case development and review, advocacy, assertive outreach, psycho-education, attending case conferences, referrals, report writing and maintaining case based links and networks
  • Counselling and family therapy
  • Group work facilitation and evaluation

Based at our VicPlace site located in Coburg, this is a full-time position offered on a fixed-term basis until June 2022. To be considered for this position, applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

YOUR NEW ORGANISATION

At Merri Health, we strive to enrich diverse communities through the provision of quality health care and support services. A career at Merri will see you contributing to a culture that affects change for our clients and the wider community. We are committed to supporting the talent and skills of our employees because we know their capability is the key to our success.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED

To be successful with Merri you will go above and beyond to achieve great results for our clients, the organisation and yourself. We’re looking for individuals with:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Social Work or equivalent (as determined by Merri Health)
  • Demonstrated experience in working with families with complex needs
  • Demonstrated experience in counselling, casework and case management
  • Knowledge of Child Protection and relevant legislation
  • Highly developed interpersonal, oral and written skills
  • Knowledge of the Family and Children’s Services sector
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs, issues and sensitivities of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

WHAT WE OFFER

Working as part of a supportive team, you will enjoy excellent benefits including attractive remuneration, salary packaging and opportunities for training and professional development.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and flexible environment which encourages you to bring your whole self to work. As the successful applicant you’ll be joining an organisation where you will be supported to grow, learn and develop your skills to reach your potential.

You will also have access to generous salary packaging, purchase leave and flexible work arrangement options.

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO NOW

If this position captures your interest, take a few minutes to learn more about us on our website. If you would like to review the position description or have any questions about the role please refer to our Career Portal for further information.

Merri Health will only accept applications that are submitted via our Career Portal.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW

Preferred candidates will be subject to comprehensive reference and pre-employment background checking conducted by Merri Health prior to an offer of employment, including criminal record history check, disability worker exclusion scheme check and other employee screening and credential checks as determined by the position description.

All candidates must have the right to work in Australia. Merri Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring a safe environment for children and young people.

We encourage individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to those from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, the LGBTIQA+ community and those living with a disability to apply.

Coburg, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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