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Reference Number 38998
Position Title Chief Social Worker
Location Community Care Unit - Preston
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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  • Northern Area Mental Health Mental Health Service (NAMHS)
  • Part time - 2 days per week
  • Job Share opportunity

If you are an experienced social worker (minimum of 10 years post qualifying experience), self-motivated and have a strong commitment to improving outcomes of care for individuals and promoting the development of fellow social workers then this is a job for you.


About Us:


Northern Area Mental Health Service provides a broad range of community, inpatient and residential mental health services to adults who reside in the Cities of Darebin and Whittlesea in partnership with the community.


The Role:


Your key role as the Chief Social Worker is to provide professional leadership and promote and encourage the development of all social workers within our service, as well as lead our services’ Carer Participation Strategy.


The position is based in Preston although works with staff across our three sites.


About You:


We want the right person to actively contribute to our key strategic vision of providing optimal health and wellbeing to our consumers, family, carers, staff and the wider community which we will achieve by providing best practice services that are sustainable and responsive within our coordinated healthcare service.

You will have the support of and work along-side a team of passionate professionals who believe in treating others the way they would like to be treated, in a dynamic environment which supports learning and outcomes of care.


If you wish to work 2 days per week, sharing this job with an equally minded, passionate Social Work professional, then we want to get to know you.




Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

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Offers subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks

Contact Person John Dermanakis (Area Manager)
Contact Number 0450050526
Alternate Contact Person Lisa Hebel
Alternate Contact Number 0417564441
Closing Date 25/03/2018
Position Description
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