We now offer Social Work Services!
Rob is a qualified Social Worker with experience delivering in social work services across multiple wards and settings at Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and in mental health at Graylands Hospital. He has worked locally in crisis accommodation as a trainer and educator and as a My Aged Care Assessor and in community development in Laos, Thailand and Timor Lesté. Additionally, Rob is a qualified alcohol and other drug counselor and holds a certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs and in Training and Assessment. Rob aims to bring a professional, respectful and informed approach to providing a social work service that is person centered and empowering.
As part of our general practice care team, Rob will be working directly with patients and their carers to help with issues that may be impacting on health or have arisen due to health issues.
The Social Worker can:
• Provide you with information about services and assist you to access these services
• Assist you with completing applications related to aged care, NDIS and other agencies
• Explore concerns and assist with issues impacting your or your family’s health (finances, accommodation, access to the workforce, alcohol and drug use, family and domestic violence issues).
• Advocate for you with other agencies
If you are interested in seeing Rob, please call our team on 9582 7800 or discuss with your doctor.