Social and Emotional Wellbeing Link Worker (Male)

LOCATION:

Palmerston Road, Mount Druitt

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT:

Full time

HOURS PER WEEK:

38hrs

IS IT AN ABORIGINAL OR TORRES STRAIGHT ISLANDER IDENTIFIED POSITION

Yes

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Relevant qualification- either relevant VET qualification (e.g. Cert IV Community Services, Mental Health, AOD Work) or equivalent tertiary qualification or working towards

ABOUT THE POSITION

The role provides support to GWAHS clients to access GPs, counselling, visiting specialists, such as Psychiatrists, and allied health professionals services at GWAHS clinics and externally. Specifically the role entails:

  • Care coordination and direct care delivery in line with the GWAHS SEWB Model of Care and WACHS policies and procedures
  • Care planning and referrals: in collaboration with SEWB Link clients and other relevant stakeholders including; family, mental health services, alcohol and other drug services, GPs, clinical and community services, to enable clients to access relevant support services
  • Working in close partnership with GWAHS GP’s, Practice Managers, RN’s, Aboriginal Health Workers and other relevant staff to support SEWB clients accessing GWAHS clinics
  • Providing transport support to clients of the program as required including, for example, to medical appointments and specialist appointments, and community support programs
  • Ensuring client and program data are routinely captured and reported in line with reporting requirements and funding guidelines, maintaining accurate client records, case notes and other data
  • Participation in staff meetings, case reviews, clinical supervision and other similar processes
  • Contact: Jim Porter
  • Email: jimp@gwahs.net.au
  • Phone: (02) 9836 7300
  • Application closing date: Friday, 02 July 2021


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