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Social Worker

Regis Aged Care - Gatton, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Gatton location | Social work | Leading aged care provider

About Regis

Regis Aged Care is an Australian owned and operated aged care provider of residential care, home care and retirement living. We are working towards partnerships with people and communities to promote and improve health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community.

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Social Worker to support us at our Esprit Café’s based at Regis Gatton Residential home. The successful applicant will spend 3 hours per fortnight at the home planning and facilitating group and individual sessions.

The Esprit Café invites people into a warm and inviting setting in an aged care home to have a cup of coffee. The program is designed to help people meet with others going through a similar situation and find support through sharing their major moments in their life. The aim is to provide a supportive, independently facilitated environment to help residents, families and broader community members talk about major moments in their life. This can include moving into aged care, dealing with confronting news, coming to terms with dying and how to cope once a loved one has passed away.

As a free service the café is open to residents, their family and interested friends, mediated by independent social workers in a café like environment created by our dedicated Regis lifestyle teams.

The Successful Applicant will have;

  • Degree or Diploma in social work, psychology or other related qualification.
  • Sound understanding of the theory and practice of working with bereavement.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the issues underpinning bereavement
  • Ability to undertake assessments and respond to risk issues in order to address the safety and wellbeing of participants

Workplace Culture

Regis is the support you need for the career you want. At Regis, you will be a part of a unique and supportive culture where every team member is treated and valued as an individual. You will find flexibility, a professional challenge and appreciation for the work you do.

Mandatory requirements for all candidates

  • Evidence that you have had the 2020 Flu Vaccination or willingness to complete this before employment can be offered*
  • Proof of the right to work lawfully in Australia
  • Valid National Police Check
  • The Australian Government has advised that all residential aged care staff and visiting workers should be vaccinated by 1 May 2020.

For a career that’s more than just a job, apply now!

Gatton, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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