Social Worker Community Mental Health

Job posted: 26/10/2022
Applications close: 28/11/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 56455

Reference: 56455

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.

Our Journey:

The Casey Area Mental Health Service is led by an innovative and supportive leadership team seeking to provide an innovative and recovery based model of mental health care that will continue to develop with our growing community in the South East growth corridor.

Our team is based in both inpatient and community sites offering collaborative care to clients experiencing mental health difficulties within our area.  We provide service to the Monash Adult Mental Health Program with comprehensive treatment and support to individuals experiencing complex mental health problems.  We strive to deliver high quality recovery-focused client care as a multi discipline team. Our aim is to promote self-efficacy and independence and social inclusion with all the individuals we support.

A Day in the Life:

This unique role is open to Grade 2 and Grade 3 Social workers with a working history in Mental Health.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in Case Management and provide discipline specific activities in the community setting. 

  • You will draw on your knowledge in mental health legislation and policy, as well as your Mental Health clinical experience and skills. 
  • You will undertake a patient caseload and partake in daily team functions including the intake duty role, multi-agency liaison and crisis management.
  • Your contact will be with clients will be at our Cranbourne, Pakenham and site at Narre Warren as well as in their own accommodation.
  • As an allied health professional we are keen to ensure your skills, knowledge and intervention are not lost within this generic role and aim to ensure discipline specific time and activities supporting all of the patients served by the CCT.
  • The successful incumbent will be required to work in any clinical area at any or all campuses of Monash Health as and when required. Such a requirement may be a temporary arrangement, on an ad hoc basis, or a permanent change.

What you will bring:

  • Excitement to begin or progress your Social Work career in Mental Health
  • Enthusiasm, compassion and a collaborative attitude
  • Dedication to safe best practice and quality care

What you will need:

  • Relevant qualifications (aligned to position description)
  • Demonstrated experience
  • Current practicing registration
  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licences
  • Australian working rights
  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence

In Return:

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
  • Mentorship and career guidance
  • Support to attend relevant forums and conferences
  • A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies
  • In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay, access to subsidised onsite staff car parking and gym (only where relevant), uniform (only where relevant) and a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Kelly Isle on 0405494156

Monash Health is a great place to work!

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free flu vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

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

Social Worker Community Mental Health

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Kelly Isle - 0405494156

Social Worker Community Mental Health