- Job posted on: 16th Mar 2021
- Applications close:
Thorne Harbour Health, Victoria’s largest provider of LGBTI health services is looking for an appropriately qualified, warm, organised, collaborative and enthusiastic social worker/case worker to join our busy intake and assessment team.
As the initial point of contact for clients seeking counselling, family violence support or alcohol and other drug treatment you will welcome clients into the service with your excellent rapport building skills and gather relevant information in a trauma informed and supportive manner. You will also utilise your knowledge and experience of brief interventions, assessment and collaborative treatment planning for a variety of presentations (including conducting thorough risk assessments) to develop an initial support plan and work with clients until they access an appropriate internal or external service.
Knowledge of HIV, hep C and sexual health is desirable as is an LGBTI affirmative stance and a genuine interest in meeting the mental health and support needs of our diverse community. Previous experience in working in multidisciplinary teams and assessment for AOD or family violence will be highly regarded.
Thorne Harbour Health offers a supportive team environment, regular clinical supervision, ongoing professional development opportunities and the opportunity to further develop your skills in working from an LGBTI affirming and sex positive framework.
A copy of the position description, including key selection criteria is available below and also at https://thorneharbour.org/about/working-vac/positions-available/.
Applications must directly address the selection criteria within the position description. We offer generous salary packaging and a commitment to quality improvement and professional development for this 0.9 EFT permanent position.
For more information please contact Brandon Jones on 9865 6700.
Members of the LGBTI community, people living with HIV, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people living with a disability are encouraged to apply. Thorne Harbour Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.