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Social Worker - Temporary

Job Title: Social Worker - Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3226968
Job Published: March 02, 2021 10:16

Job Description

Our client is currently looking for a number of qualified, AASW registered Social worker to work in the Corrrections environment, based in the Western Suburbs. There are a variety of contract roles available with flexibility around hours and days worked. Duties will include: 

Assisting patients with mental health and wellbeing consultations 
Develop and maintain individualised mental health and well-being plans in consultation with patient and the broader healthcare team
Referral of patients to mental health, medical and other health services as appropriate
Effective discharge planning for the patient transitioning from prison care to community care including
making appropriate community referrals.
Developing, implementing and evaluating suicide/self-harm minimisation/ prevention strategies 
Assisting with the organisation and coordination the primary and specialist healthcare clinics
Liaising with correctional staff and other healthcare team members regarding health and functional status of patients, as appropriate
Undertaking clinical supervision as required by relevant registration board

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Caroline Guthrie on 0410464432.

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