Social Worker G3

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 26/03/2023 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 46575

Reference: 46575

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Senior Clinician (Social Worker) 
  • Full time, or Part Time (minimum 24 hours) Permanent Position 
  • Austin Hospital, Heidelberg
  • Salary range (Grd 3 Yr 1 - Gr 3 Yr 4) $100k - $114K pro-rata  + salary packaging + super 

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across three campuses in the North East of Melbourne and state-wide.  We have a highly engaged, diverse and collaborative workforce that is unified by our purpose, which is to help people live healthy and fulfilled lives.

About the role:

As the Senior Clinician Social Worker, you will be responsible for providing advanced social work practice to referred patients and families.

A regular day will see you work clinically with patients undertaking a range of advanced clinical interventions and imparting your specialist knowledge and expertise to others. As a senior clinician / leader you will clinically supervise and guide the practice of a social workers situated within a clinical stream of care. As a leader you will support the Social Work Department business operations and key Allied Health strategic priorities. An example of this may include:, policy development, undertaking quality improvement projects, research and teaching.

Key responsibilities will see you:

  • apply your advanced skills and knowledge to assess, treat and plan the discharge of patients
  • provide expert advice and secondary consultation within the clinical area, social work department and other areas as required
  • provide counselling services to patients and families
  • clinically lead and supervise social work staff
  • be an active member of the Social Work Department leadership group, support and contribute to the departments operations
  • undertake other senior duties such as quality improvement, research and  teaching.

You must have:

  • A degree in Social Work and at least 7 years of experience

Ideally you'll have:

  • previously worked in a hospital setting
  • a working knowledge of NDIS and Aged Care Entry.

Our benefits:

Working at Austin Health means enjoying a strong sense of purpose, engaging in meaningful work every day.  Our people also receive a variety of rewarding benefits, including:

  • Greater take-home pay through generous salary packaging
  • A suite of wellness initiatives designed to support you, including discounts on fitness memberships and health insurance, and a comprehensive well being program
  • Mentoring and career development opportunities
  • On site childcare, easy access via public transport, car parking and end of journey facilities for cyclists
  • Five weeks annual leave, plus purchased leave options

Inclusion at Austin:

We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, identities, cultures, bodies and abilities.  We welcome and support applications from anyone identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, physically or culturally diverse, LGBTQI+, and people of any age.

Work with us!

If you feel this role is right for you, we encourage your early application.  All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and if required, a Working With Children Check. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please feel free to reach out to the hiring manager.

Social Worker G3

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


debra leahy - (04) 3416 7649
Andrea Mitchell - (03) 9469 6556

Social Worker G3