Grade 2 Social Worker

Job posted: 16/08/2022
Applications close: 16/12/2022 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 64844

Reference: 64844

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Grade 2 Social Worker

RMH@home Acute

  • Full Time, 80 hours per fortnight (including ADOs)
  • Fixed term until September 30 2023, potential for permanency
  • Enjoy a supported, flexible role with potential for some working from home days
  • Support the access and flow through the RMH@home (acute) service

This position will provide the successful applicant opportunities to gain experience working in a well-supported multi-disciplinary team environment with a wide variety of acute surgical and medical patients. This role involves the provision of Social Work service, supervision and education of student and junior Social Workers and will be a member of our supportive team. 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 RMH@home multi-disciplinary team.
  • You will help us achieve excellence in patient care, helping patients in their homes.

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 focused 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 onsite 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 and, where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health's Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.

Grade 2 Social Worker

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Tanaya Poupard - 0411 072 138
Lorri Chandler - 0419 053 743

Grade 2 Social Worker