Grade 2 Social Worker

Job posted: 01/04/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 62252

Reference: 62252

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Grade 2 Social Worker

Sub-Acute and Community Leave cover

  • Join our collaborative and experienced sub-acute team at Royal Park Campus

  • Make a difference in the lives of people in sub-acute hospital care

  • Support the access and flow through sub-acute services

  • Full Time or Part Time available

This position will provide the successful applicant opportunities to gain experience working in a well-supported multi-disciplinary team environment with patients in the sub-acute hospital. Work areas include Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM), inpatient rehabilitation and community therapy services. This role provides clinical cover in instances of staff leave which gives excellent opportunity to experience various teams in the sub-acute and community hospital services. The Social Worker provides quality care to clients through competent clinical skills, effective communication, and active participation within a multidisciplinary team environment. The Social Work team consists of over 40 staff members who work across the City and Royal Park Campuses in acute, sub-acute and community based services across a range of specialties.

Your new role:

  • Complete psychosocial assessments and provide emotional support and counselling to patients and their families and/or carers.

  • Liaise with service providers and refer to Community Services, Aged Care Assessment Service and Transition Care Program.

  • You will be supported by Social Work team leaders (grade 3) and clinical lead (grade 4) as well as the ward based multi-disciplinary team.

  • You will help us achieve excellence in patient care, helping patients in their homes.

  • Provide Social Work service, supervision and education of student and junior Social Workers and join our supportive team.

About you:

  • You are a qualified Social Worker (either current member or current eligibility for AASW) with at least 4 years work experience as a Social Worker.

  • You are an adaptable quick learner with proven ability to work autonomously in hospital environments.

  • You are able to deliver excellent consumer focussed clinical care to patients and their carers.

  • You have the experience and skills to mentor and supervise junior staff.

Benefits of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Close proximity to excellent cafes and eateries and the University of Melbourne.

  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.

  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.

  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for Full Time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination (three doses) prior to commencement.

Grade 2 Social Worker

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Alison Hocking - 0438 836 424
Lorri Chandler - 0419 053 743

Grade 2 Social Worker