Social Worker - Residential Services

Job Title: Social Worker - Residential Services
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: Team Aged_1599445999
Contact Name: Social Work Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Sep 07, 2020

Job Description

Social Worker - Residential Services

We are recruiting for positions with an immediate start for Social Workers with experience working with aged and/or disability clients. Must also have experience working in a COVID role and awareness of infection control procedures.

This role will have you providing capacity building and service coordination to designated pension-level Supported Residential Services (SRS)s

  • You will be working with residents of SRSs to identify any unmet or social needs, and link them to appropriate services and supports to increase their participation in a range of activities
  • You will be working with proprietors and SRS staff to build their skills/capacity identifying the need of their residents, improve their support planning to meet those needs, and to better manage challenging behaviours.
  • Work with health and local support services to improve their accessibility for SRS residents and their responsiveness to proprietors and staff.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Be available to start immediately
  • Experience in the provision of services to clients with complex needs, including behavioural issues
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the community sector
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Community Development, Community Psychology, or equivalent

You will also be willing to undergo police and Working with Children Checks, as well as providing 2 recent managerial references.

Why work with Tradewind?

Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

We Provide:

  • Your own consultant who will work hard to secure you the right roles for your skill set
  • Access to roles offered exclusively through Tradewind
  • Flexible hours improving your work/life balance
  • No joining fees

How to apply:

  • Follow the link provided (or visit our website and click contact us, then apply now)
  • Fill in as much detail as you can on the application form and upload your resume
  • Contact the office directly if you have any queries regarding your application however, please allow some time for your application to be processed

Join the Tradewind team and apply now!


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