Grade 3 Rehab Social Worker

Job posted: 06/03/2023
Applications close: 03/04/2023 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 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, Medical

Reference: 69636

Reference: 69636

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Senior Social Worker – Grade 3

Inpatient Rehabilitation (Sub-acute)

  • Full time permanent based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Royal Park Campus
  • Be a leader in our supportive and dedicated Social Work team
  • Provide clinical excellence and leadership to the Social Work rehabilitation team
  • Salary packaging options & continuing professional development

As a senior clinician, this position requires the successful applicant to provide key clinical services and leadership in the multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team. This role involves the provision of exemplary Social Work service, supervision and education of student and junior Social Workers and will be a leading member of our supportive team. The Social Work team consists of over 45 staff members who work across the City and Royal Park Campuses in acute, sub-acute and community based services across a range of specialties. This position has a leading role in ensuring excellence in patient care, implementation and organisation of clinical and professional teams and fostering staff development.

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Please note - recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received. Advertising may close prior to the end date.

Your new role:

  • Provide advanced social work service across the rehabilitation team including stroke and amputee rehab, and NDIS pathways, including assessment, intervention and discharge planning for patients in the sub-acute hospital.
  • Foster positive team and workplace culture as a senior Social Worker.
  • Assist in the review and implementation of social work service development, policies, procedures in line with Social Work standards and strategic directions for the service, team and The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
  • You will be well supported by Social Work Clinical Lead (Grade 4), Social Work Manager, Senior Social Work colleagues and the Social Work team.

About you:

  • You have sub-acute hospital experience with a collaborative working style.
  • You are looking to demonstrate your advanced social work skills and work with world leaders in sub-acute rehabilitation, learning and research.
  • You demonstrate highly developed interpersonal skills and stakeholder management skills.
  • You have recognised experience and knowledge in sub-acute hospital care and ability to apply policies and processes to meet challenges.

Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Be part of a diverse and progressive Allied Health team, including the Inclusive Health (LGBTIQA+) team, Family Safety Team, First Nations Health Unit and Disability Liaison service.
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team.
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and 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.


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

Grade 3 Rehab Social Worker

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Lorri Chandler - 0419 053 743
Jane Jolley - 0429926357

Grade 3 Rehab Social Worker