Social Worker Ambulatory Aged Care Programs

Job posted: 15/11/2022
Applications close: 13/12/2022 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 12370

Reference: 12370

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton


Social Worker


  • Permanent Full Time position
  • 80 hours per fortnight and monthly ADO

 About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expansion of our current theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

If you would like to take a virtual tour of the Shepparton campus please click here. To find our more information about GV Health you can visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/

About the role

An opportunity exists for a motivated individual to join the Ambulatory Aged Care Programs (AACP) as a Social Worker. The Social Worker is responsible for the planning and implementation of high quality Social Work interventions for a diverse consumer population.
The successful applicant will have well-developed time management and critical thinking skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and work under minimal supervision. Applicants should also possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively within a team environment. A sound knowledge of computer based software applications including Word/Excel/database management systems is also required. This is a fulfilling and rewarding role, suited to those who enjoy a challenge and who demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills, whilst working in a supportive and collaborative team environment..

We are looking for

  • An approved tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers(AASW)
  • Demonstrated skills in assessment and intervention options for patients with diverse and complex psychosocial circumstances
  • Demonstrated understanding of person centred care in relation to adjustment to illness, disability or lifestyle changes
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as active member of an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to initiate and maintain effective professional relationships with a wide range of internal departments, community agencies and services
  • Demonstrated time management skills and organisational skills required to manage a clinical caseload and non- clinical responsibilities as required

Our offer to you:

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program

Great things happen here in Shepparton. If you would like to learn more about what it is like to work, live and play in the Shepparton region pleasclick here. 

Applications close: 13 December 2022

Vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza (where mandated) is a mandatory requirement for this role.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

 Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Social Worker Ambulatory Aged Care Programs

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Loretta Barnes - 0358328100
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Social Worker Ambulatory Aged Care Programs