Social Worker - Camperdown Mental Health Service VIC

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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Camperdown - VIC
Reference: VG/1794736-3
Closing Date: 14-Jun-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Mental Health Clinician Camperdown.pdf (PDF, 148KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Erin Fahey (Team Leader Camperdown Mental Health)
(03) 5593 6000 or email

Position Details

About South West Healthcare (SWH):

South West Healthcare (SWH) is committed to providing high-quality healthcare to communities across the South West region. Our Camperdown Mental Health and Wellbeing Team is dedicated to supporting individuals with severe and persistent mental illness within the local community. We prioritise a recovery-oriented model of care, ensuring that consumers, their families, and carers receive both clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long-term case management.

About the Role:

As a Social Worker within our multidisciplinary team, you will play a crucial role in supporting individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. You will provide clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long-term case management, utilising a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed approach. You will work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers, and existing community supports to ensure comprehensive care within the South West region.

Permanent full-time position (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO and permanent part-time options available.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long-term case management.
  • Utilise a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed approach to care.
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers, and existing community supports.
  • Maintain regular communication and information flow with other clinical staff, professionals, families, and stakeholder groups.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing, and additional superannuation contributions.
  • Regional mental health workforce incentive grant
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing clinical supervision
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.
  • Relocation support available.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

North of the Great Ocean Road, Camperdown lies within the “Lakes and Craters” region of the Corangamite Shire. The idyllic rural community boasts a thriving agricultural industry and considered the gateway to the 12 Apostles Gourmet Trail.  To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Friday 14 June 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

 Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise

Agreement 2020-2024 with the appropriate classification Social Worker Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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