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Social Work - Casual

Job posted: 04/11/2020
Applications close: 31/03/2021 (Midnight)
119 days remaining

119 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 43736

Reference: 43736

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.


About the Opportunity


An exciting opportunity exists at Monash Health for Social Workers interested in joining the casual bank.  We are a busy and dynamic team who assist patients and families by providing a professional service for patients referred across the inpatient and some outpatient settings. Our Social Work service includes Acute, Sub-Acute (Aged and Rehabilitation) and specialty areas such as Intensive care, Emergency Department and Women’s and Children’s services.  The successful applicants will have the opportunity to accept available shifts (and some short term contracts) across all sites as part of a busy, energetic and friendly Allied Health team. These positions may be based at our hospitals; Casey, Clayton, Dandenong, Kingston, Moorabbin or in the outpatient and community areas.


As a Monash Health employee, you will have the ability to maintain a high level of communication with patients, visitors and colleagues enabling you to deliver exceptional care.


As an integral part of the organisation you are integral to the Monash Health Social Work service delivery and consistently demonstrate our core values. You will be part of a flexible Workforce with a personalised support.


About You


You are a qualified and experienced Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience providing a strong focus on patient centred care.  Through your hard working and enthusiastic nature you have the ability to adapt to changing settings and shift during the business week and weekends or public holidays. You will have sound skills in organisation, time management, and discharge planning, written and verbal communication. Your key responsibilities will include:



  • Problem solving for individual patients

  • Ability to work collaboratively with peers, showing flexibility and adaptability in a multidisciplinary setting


What You Need to Have


To be considered for this important role you will ideally possess the following:



  • An AASW accredited Bachelor degree or entry level Master’s Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a Healthcare setting

  • Good organisational skills and a positive, enthusiastic attitude towards work

  • Experience in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities

  • Able to work autonomously

  • A friendly, outgoing and reliable demeanour

  • Well-developed clinical assessment and complex discharge planning skills 

  • A current Victorian drivers licence


What to expect:



  • Exposure to a variety of hospital settings and working with Monash Health’s exceptional healthcare clinicians

  • Receive corporate benefits such as salary packaging, access to staff parking, on site Gym, and Employee Assistance Program

  • You will receive all casual employee benefits

  • You will be provided with Continuing education and access to online resources


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check and Working with Children’s Check. You may be invited to participate in a video interview.


Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.


Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Social Work -  Casual

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Contact:

Michael Splawa-Neyman - 0407169458

Social Work -  Casual