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Senior Social Worker - Box Hill Hospital

Job posted: 14/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 26938

Reference: 26938

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Social Worker



  • Acute and Aged Medicine Program

  • Limited Term, Part-time until June 30, 2023 with opportunity to extend

  • Box Hill Hospital location

  • $96,205.20 - $109,917.60 p.a. (pro rata for part time/dependent on experience)


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 COVID+ patients at Box Hill Hospital as well as within Acute and Aged medicine at the Angliss Hospital, promoting optimum outcomes for patients, 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 Box Hill 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.


About you


To be successful in the role you will be: 



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

  • Providing leadership to social work staff

  • Supervising and support 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.


Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.



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

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt


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


**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Senior Social Worker - Box Hill Hospital

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

GLENDA KERRIDGE
Jackie Orwin - (04) 2310 0546

Senior Social Worker - Box Hill Hospital