Social Worker - GEM@HOME and REHAB@HOME

Job posted: 13/11/2023
Applications close: 28/02/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 31710

Reference: 31710

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Social Worker

  • Permanent Part Time - 16hrs per fortnight
  • Peter James Centre
  • Join an innovative, multidisciplinary rehabilitation service delivering high quality care at home

Eastern Health

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

GEM@HOME/REHAB@HOME is a bed substitution model and has received funding to expand the service. The team provides high quality flexible health services to patients in their own homes in the community.

We provide care and support to GEM and Rehab patients that have conditions that require short term directed care at home. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate and dynamic social worker to join the expanding GEM@Home/REHAB@HOME program, to deliver early rehabilitation service in the home as part of a multidisciplinary team. As the successful applicant, you will closely with the social workers on the team to deliver great patient care and promote an integrated service that is consistent with the mission and values of Eastern Health.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Eligibility for membership of the AASW
  • Evidence of current CPE, as per AASW requirements
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • The ability to lead complex discharge planning
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team and also work autonomously as required
  • Current Victorian Drivers licence

Please refer to the attached position description for further details. 

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

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

Next step

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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Our Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day

 **Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Social Worker - GEM@HOME and REHAB@HOME

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Maz ROBINSON - (04) 2156 1619
Clare Blee - (04) 6780 1726

Social Worker - GEM@HOME and REHAB@HOME