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Reference Number 15018
Position Title Social Worker | Part Time | Bentley
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region COAST
Site Juniper Charles Jenkins TCP
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Part Time position
  • Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Free parking on site
  • Employment within a growing sector

Juniper is now looking for an experienced Social Worker to join our team within our Transitional Care Facility. This facility provides services and accommodation to older adults awaiting permanent placement to residential care, or a return to health to enable them to live independently again in the community. Located at our Rowethorpe site in Bentley provides for up to 60 individuals requiring additional care and support as part of their discharge from hospital

This role is responsible for providing social work services to care recipients and their families, in particular assisting with planning for residential care when recipients are unable to maintain their independence. On offer for the successful candidate is a part time position, working set days across Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond within agreed timeframes to referrals from care recipients, families, support staff, allied health and case conference meetings
  • Liaise with community service resources to individualise care and improve access to services needed to maintain quality of life
  • Assist care recipients to plan for residential care when unable to maintain their independence
  • Provide input to other team members on social factors and family dynamics relevant to case management and care plans
  • Develop safeguards to provide protections for vulnerable care recipients
  • Provide appropriate emotional support to care recipients as required
  • Complete all administrative activities, including statistics, work records and reporting

 The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Experience in the provision of social work services within an aged care setting will be highly regarded
  • Care recipient assessment skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and liaison skills
  • Computer literacy (desirable to have worked with a care recipient management database)

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

 

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Megan Hayes
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