Grade 2 Social Worker

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 05/04/2023 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 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: 68472

Reference: 68472

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Social Worker Grade 2

Acute Hospital – General Medicine

  • Full time ongoing – General Medicine. Part time considered
  • Enjoy a flexible role with exposure to varied clinical areas
  • Be part of a fun and cohesive Social Work team, providing excellent patient care
  • Salary packaging options & continuing professional development

The purpose of this role is for a Grade 2 social worker to provide quality care to clients through competent clinical skills, effective communication, and active participation within a multidisciplinary team environment. Social workers aim to provide comprehensive assessment to enable a targeted intervention plan to be developed in consultation with the patient, their family, carers and significant others. 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.

Relocation support is available to interstate and international applicants.

Your new role:

  • Complete psychosocial assessments and provide emotional support and counselling to patients and their families and/or carers.
  • Liaise with aged care facilities and 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) on site.
  • You will help us achieve excellence in patient care, primarily in general medicine.

About you:

  • You are a qualified Social Worker (either current member or current eligibility for AASW).
  • You are a 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 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 First Nations 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.

Interested? Apply today! Recruitment is ongoing with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received - advertising may cease prior to the close date.

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) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.

Grade 2 Social Worker

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Lorri Chandler - 0419 053 743
Felicity Morrow - 0417150183

Grade 2 Social Worker