Social Worker

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 02/11/2020 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 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: 22227

Reference: 22227

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Social Worker

  • Permanent Full Time Position

  • Ongoing career development and support provided

  • South Ward, Peter James Centre

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general health care 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.

About the role

South Ward is an acute mental health inpatient unit for people over 65 years of age. We are a dedicated multidisciplinary team.

As the Social Worker you will have a comprehensive understanding of mental illness and the impact this may have on consumers and their family/caregivers.

You will provide support and supervision to the Grade 1 Social worker and will have the opportunity to supervise social work students

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligibility for membership to the AASW

  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014

  • Understanding of the needs of persons over 65 years of age experiencing a mental illness.

  • Demonstrated experience in working in the mental health field

  • Current Victorian Drivers licence

  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience

  • A strong commitment to quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

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

Social Worker

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Social Worker