Co-Morbidity Case Worker - Tenders Global

Co-Morbidity Case Worker

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St Vincent de Paul Society NSW

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  • SCHCADS Award: hourly rates range from $41.52 – $44.68
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging tax free benefits, increasing your take home pay!
  • Full time role with clear career progression + ongoing learning and development opportunities

About Us

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services, whose values  it is to shape a more just and compassionate society.  

The Society recognises the value of an inclusive work environment and believes that our diversity is a strength in the work we do with our local communities.

Your Role

Play a pivotal role in providing specialist mental health support and coordination to eligible clients of the Freeman House and New England Alcohol and Other Drug Outreach Program.

Your Responsibility 

  • Provide psychosocial support to individuals with comorbidities.
  • Provide case management for clients across 7 stages; Engagement, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Implementation, Monitoring, Review and Closure.
  • Support and deliver therapeutic interventions, support and education.
  • Conduct intake and comprehensive assessment of clients.
  • Support and engage with client’s carers, family and significant others as appropriate, including provision of education, information, brief intervention and support and referral to family support services.
  • Engage in case review processes with the team and individually with the Services Team Leaders.
  • Maintain accurate client records, case notes and other data as directed and required.
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders and maintain strong, positive relationships.
  • Undertake general operational duties as required and directed.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the Regional Manager.

You Will Need 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Social Work or Psychology
  • Demonstrated high standard of interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to adapt services to meet varying cultural needs.
  • Life experience related to substance use and/or mental health.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective workplace relationships with a diverse range of professionals and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in case management including; managing a case load, case planning and assisting clients with implementing case plans, including with persons who have complex support needs (e.g. co-occurring drug and alcohol issues along with mental health, homelessness or contact with criminal justice system).
  • Willingness to work within the established North West Health Services, the Society’s AOD Model of Care and the NSW Health AOD Clinical Care Standards.
  • Knowledge of, and an ability to access, a range of relevant community resources and service providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Basic computer literacy skills including experience in computerised data collection.
  • Well-developed time management and organisational skills.
  • NSW driver licence (unencumbered).
  • Suicide Prevention training and/or ASSIST is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability in cultural awareness, community languages and/or experience working with people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds is desirable.

Apply Now 

If this sounds like you, don’t wait – apply now, we are interviewing applications as we receive them.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] using the subject line: Co-Morbidity Case Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) welcomes people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to engaging a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, candidates of any or no religious beliefs and applicants of all ages. If you are a candidate with disability please let us know if you require any support to participate in the application and recruitment process. 

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People. Prior to an offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including a Police check & Working with Children check. A health / medical assessment may be required for some roles.

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