Social Work - Acute (Fixed term)

Job posted: 21/05/2020
Applications close: 09/06/2020 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Bendigo

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Bendigo Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 29427

Reference: 29427

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Bendigo

Social Worker (Grade 1 or 2)

  • Love what you do; Social Work in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Full-time and part-time fixed term positions available

  • Work in a leading regional health service

  • Professional Development, Training and Career opportunities


The Integrated Care Service provide a wide range of services to patients/clients and their families across the Loddon Mallee Region.

Our services include:

  • Rehabilitation & Geriatric Medicine

  • Palliative Care

  • Residential Care

  • Community and Ambulatory Care

  • Community Dental Services

  • Health Promotion

  • Pastoral Care

  • Volunteer Services

  • Aboriginal Hospital Liaison

  • Diversity

  • Allied Health


The Allied Health team at Bendigo Health comprises over 350 staff including Audiology, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychology/Neuropsychology, Social Work, Speech Pathology and Allied Health Assistance.  Allied Health clinicians work in a very broad range of roles and are valued in the contribution they make to the multi-disciplinary team.



The Social Work Department comprises over 80 staff and provides services in the acute, sub-acute and community based setting and consists of a team of Social Workers, welfare workers and support staff.

This position is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary allied health team at Bendigo Health and is responsible for providing high quality social work services to patients and their families accessing services on the acute wards.  The position will operate in different areas of the acute service as demands require and provide an opportunity for a breadth of Social Work interventions.  Social worker services focuses on the facilitation safe and timely discharge or transition for patients relevant to their individual situation. The role must communicate and interact effectively with relevant service areas both within Bendigo Health and external services to ensure best practice outcomes.  Relevant knowledge and experience is an advantage with this position.

Benfits of working at Bendigo Health

  • Salary packaging (meals, entertainment and accommodation)

  • Physical and mental well-being support through our Employee Assistance Program

  • Staff Immunisation Program

  • Gymnasium, hydrotherapy pool, exercise classes

  • Private health Insurance discounts

  • Social club discounts

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

If successful for a position at Bendigo Health you must provide evidence of your full immunisation record as part of the on boarding process.

Social Work - Acute (Fixed term)

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Melissa Silk - (0428) 097 525
Rebecca Gleeson - (03) 5454 6000

Social Work - Acute (Fixed term)