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Senior Social Worker

Job posted: 29/06/2021
Applications close: 25/07/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 24217

Reference: 24217

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Social Worker



  • Permanent, Part Time

  • Maroondah Hospital location

  • Generous salary packaging options


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


This Senior Social Work position provides the clinical leadership for social work services to Speciality Medicine at Maroondah Hospital, promoting optimum patient outcomes, best practice standards and clinical excellence.  Working in a dynamic team environment, the senior social worker will demonstrate advanced skills in psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, complex discharge planning and social work interventions. This position will also deliver professional support, supervision and leadership to the social work team at Maroondah Hospital.


Within our broader social work and allied health teams, you will be part of a supportive environment that ensures structured supervision, professional development opportunities and engagement in research and quality activities.  With a ‘can do’ attitude, flexibility, resilience, and excellent interpersonal skills, you will be a valued member of the Eastern Health Allied Health team.


You will be responsible for: 



  • Providing a high quality clinical social work service to patients at Eastern Health

  • Providing leadership to social work staff

  • The supervision and support of social work staff

  • Liaising with social work and allied health management teams

  • Undertaking quality projects 


Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Senior Social Worker

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

GLENDA KERRIDGE - (04) 1282 4870
Jackie Orwin - (04) 2310 0546

Senior Social Worker