Psychologist/Social Worker


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Reference Number 17676 Position Title Psychologist/Social Worker Employment Type Permanent Part Time Organisation Unit Arcare Springwood Location Arcare Springwood - 99 Cinderella Drive, Springwood, 4127 Weekly Divisor (hours) Position Summary
Psychologist/Social Worker

Reference #17676
  • Highly regarded 5 Star Aged Care provider
  • 4 days a week
  • Fast paced and dynamic environment

Arcare is now looking for a Psychologist/Social Worker to join our team in Arcare Springwood. This position will provide direct support to both clients and families


Arcare is a proudly family-owned aged care business that now has over 37 homes throughout Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales. Arcare has a relationship focused approach that ensures that the relationships between residents, clients, employees, volunteers and family members are valued. This approach has been praised and celebrated by leading aged care experts as being at the forefront of elder-care globally.

About the Role

Arcare is looking for a Psychologist/Social worker to be a part of the direct support delivery team for clients and provide direct support to families. Client service provision will include one on one counselling and (cognitive behavioural therapies) group counselling, setting up and conducting group sessions that focus on client psychosocial wellbeing; case conferencing; actively identifying depression and other mental health concerns, with referrals to GPs. The Psychologist/Social Worker will also be involved in the Lifestyle area of support delivery and assist team members and volunteers through education and coaching to develop a wholistic understanding to build exceptional experience for all at Arcare.

Skills and Experience
  • Tertiary qualification in Psychology or Social work
  • Registered as a Psychologist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency or as a Social Worker with Australian Association of Social Workers or Registration must be provide
  • A broad understanding of issues experienced by the elderly
  • Able to manage complex cases
  • Experience in developing and conducting wellbeing programs
  • Experience in conducting one on one group counselling sessions
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current Police Clearance and Statutory Declaration that does not preclude working in Aged Care
  • Knowledge of ACFI, Accreditation and the Aged Care regulatory environment (desirable)
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience, including Excel skills
  • Genuine interest or passion to work in this rewarding industry


Arcare is a family owned business therefore open and respectful relationships is the most important thing that we do. We believe that through sharing our stories and ourselves we are able to recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of every person. Arcare is also very committed to nurturing people, new ideas and personal growth by remaining flexible and open to possibilities

  • Supportive, friendly and caring organisation
  • Family owned business
  • Training Plan & Educational Opportunities
  • Senses Framework to ensure staff are supported in personally meaningful goals
  • Other benefits include % off Health insurance cover, discounted gym memberships etc


If you believe you have the skills, values and expertise to deliver the role of a Psychologist/Social Worker Please follow the 'Apply Now' link below and apply for this exciting opportunity

All applicants are required to undergo a National Police Check and provide evidence of right to work in Australia
Selection Criteria Desirable: Must be eligible to work in Australia Contact Person Jamee Cook Contact Number Closing Date 28/03/2019 Position Description Psychologist - Social Worker.pdf

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Job Details

Country Australia
Location Southern Suburbs & Logan, Brisbane
Profession Healthcare & Medical / Psychology/Counsel
Worktype Part Time
Date Posted 28/03/2019
Expiry Date 28/03/2019
Reference Number 17676