Mental Health Social Worker Graduate

Job posted: 03/05/2024
Applications close: 31/05/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 18907

Reference: 18907

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

About the role
Grampians Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (GMHWS) is committed to providing opportunities for early career clinicians to consolidate and build on their theoretical and practical knowledge within a structured and supportive environment. We are looking for Social Workers to join our new Allied Health Graduate Program.  This exciting opportunity offers a two year rotational program with the following:

  • Rotations across Community and Bed Based services within the Mental Health and Wellbeing program.
  • Support and guidance from the Social Work Clinical Educator and Senior Social Workers.
  • 8 hours protected learning each week, 10 professional development days, group and individual supervision. You will be supported to meet the Social Work competencies required to transition to permanent employment within the mental health field.
  • Assistance to transition into an ongoing role at GMHWS.

Key Responsibilities

  • Active participation in the GMHWS Allied Health Graduate Program and additional training, education, and professional knowledge and skills development.
  • Routinely provide best practice Social Work assessment and recovery oriented treatment and care.
  • To work within the multidisciplinary team and contribute to the expertise of the team, including the Lived and Living Experience Workforce actively and effectively.
  • Maintain computer literacy skills to a level necessary to fulfill the function of the role.

Skills and experience

  • Eligibility for practising membership of Australian Association Social Workers Membership (must have a bachelor or qualifying master’s degree)
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor, evaluate and modify own performance through reflective practice

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Engagement in the Allied Health Graduate Program and education opportunities run by the Learning and Development Team.
  • Be supported with Mental Health specific orientation and Occupational Violence and Aggression and Prevention training.
  • Competitive salary and Salary Packaging options.
  • Supportive working environment.
  • Clinical supervision and opportunities for professional development.

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Jess Davis, Clinical Educator, Mental Health Social Work on 0400 699 943 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Mental Health Social Worker Graduate

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jess Davis - 0400 699 943
Darlene Cole - 0418 843 200

Mental Health Social Worker Graduate