Social Worker

Job posted: 19/03/2020
Applications close: 08/04/2020 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 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: 21122

Reference: 21122

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Social Worker

Grade 2 Adult Inpatient Mental Health, Box Hill Hospital

  • Do you want to work for a brand new AOD/MH integrated service delivery model?

  • Are you a passionate, compassionate and dedicated clinician?

  • Work close to home, schools, shops and public transport in Box Hill

About the role

Applicationst are being sought from suitably qualified and skilled social workers with alcohol and other drug (AOD), and mental health (MH) backgrounds. At Eastern Health, we’re excited to announce we’re rolling out a new service delivery model, an integrated unit that will incorporate support for AOD and MH consumers. It is the first of its kind in Victoria. This brand new service delivery model would ideally suit those with dual diagnosis capability and who would bring ideas, enthusiasm, passion and an ethos of patient-centred care to the new team.

1 East at Box Hill Hospital is a lower acuity mental health inpatient unit colocated with 8 detox and withdrawal beds.  A new allied health team will work with MH consumers and may be required to provide support to AOD consumers.  They will report to the NUM, who will report to Mental Health Director of Nursing.Social Work professional governance will be provided through the EH Social Work professional structure and senior leadership.

Service delivery is scheduled to commence late May 2020.

About Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We are a values-based organisation committed to research and teaching, and have strong affiliations with Australia’s top universities. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

What you need

    • A degree qualification in social work that has been approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) (essential)

    • Eligibility for membership of AASW (essential)

    • Ongoing compliance with the AASW Continuing Professional Development Policy (essential)

    • Dual diagnosis experience within Australia (desirable)

    • An empathetic and personable demeanour

    • A strong commitment to high quality recovery focussed care

    • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

    • Excellent communication and organisational skills

What we offer

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

  • Work for a values-based organisation

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps

If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

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

Social Worker

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Rebecca Johnson - (03) 9955 1139

Social Worker