Social Worker - Casual bank

Job posted: 21/02/2023
Applications close: 22/05/2023 (Midnight)
59 days remaining

59 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 59461

Reference: 59461

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Exciting opportunity for experienced Social Workers to join our Casual Bank at Monash Health.

  • Work with our dedicated & professional Allied Health team
  • Casual staff positions for bed-based acute & sub-acute services across Monash Health sites
  • Weekday, weekend and public holiday social work services
  • Supportive teams and career opportunities

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

Our Journey:

We are a busy and dynamic team assisting patients and families by providing a professional service for patients referred across the acute and sub-acute inpatient setting.

  • 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, Victorian Heart Hospital and Moorabbin sites.

A Day in the Life:

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 a member of the team 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 personalised support.

You will be a member of a dynamic team with the opportunity to work in a setting assisting adult patient cohorts from general medicine, general surgery, Emergency department, Women’s and Children’s and other specialty areas as required. The focus is on psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, complex discharge planning and family support.

What you Bring:

  • You are a qualified and experienced Social Worker with a minimum of 4 years post graduate experience providing a strong focus on patient centred care.
  • We may consider Grade 1 Social Workers, depending on experience.
  • Through your hard working and enthusiastic nature you have the ability to adapt to changing settings and shifts during the business week and weekends or public holidays.
  • You are a dynamic Allied Health professional who is passionate about making a positive contribution to the health of your patients,
  • You are highly motivated to perform at your best every day, demonstrating excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care
  • An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care
  • Possess a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team
  • Motivation to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Experience in a hospital or other health setting is essential.

What you Need:

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
  • Preferred minimum of four 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

In Return:

  • 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

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Catherine Coppolino on 0409 019 797

Monash is a great place to work!

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Please include in your cover letter your availability (No of days, preferred days), preferred site and whether you are seeking weekend, weekends or both.

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

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Catherine Coppolino - 0409019797

Social Worker - Casual bank