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Social Worker, Social Services Officer, Case Manager (NFP Community Justice Organisation)

Diverse Communities and Social Services Australia Inc. (DCSS Australia Inc.)
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The incumbent of this position will be required to:

  • Counselling groups or individuals in dealing with chronic illness, loss of a loved one or substance abuse
  • Being a mandatory reporter and investigator of potential child or elder abuse
  • Assess the needs of each individual client and keep detail records of clients progress in the healing process
  • Advocate on behalf of the client or family members by consulting with other members of the healthcare team
  • Helping to connect clients with community and government resources around financial or insurance issues
  • Help clients fill out Medicare or Medicaid applications information and oversee their information and status of ongoing benefits.

** Skills to Succeed:**

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work, eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers and commitment to the AASW Code of Ethics ( Preferable)
  • Experience and clinical skills - assessment, counselling, advocacy, referral to community services and discharge planning in a health/rehabilitation setting
  • Experience working in a health setting with adults with a physical or cognitive disability
  • Demonstrated competence in communication skills – written and verbal, negotiation, conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated commitment to participation in supervision and professional development
  • Computer skills and demonstrated competency