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Dual Diagnosis Social Worker

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 05/10/2021 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 42381

Reference: 42381

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Westside Lodge Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Centre is a state-wide rehabilitation service for adults who experience substance use and mental health issues.  WSL DDRC provides a supportive and safe in-patient environment over a period of 3 months for people who require a client centred, recovery oriented Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation program.


The DDRC Social Worker is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team providing evidence based supports and services for clients with complex needs to achieve their goals.  The DDRC Social Worker will utilise their skill and expertise within their scope of practice, to make assertive linkages for clients to ensure they receive appropriate services on discharge.


About Us


Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Dual Diagnosis Social Worker

Job type:

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Contact:

Linda Kelly - 83454019
David Conti - 83454010

Dual Diagnosis Social Worker