Social Worker - Grade 1 (As per award)

Job posted: 29/04/2022
Applications close: 22/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: VG/1626334

Reference: VG/1626334

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

About the role

South West Healthcare's Social  Work and Counselling team provides best practice support services to clients (including outpatients, acute and subacute inpatients) and their families, to assist them to  cope with the effects of illness, grief and loss, trauma and difficult life events. Social Workers provide individual, group and family counselling and support via both inpatient and outpatient settings.

We are seeking a motivated Social Worker Grade 1 to join our team, to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team to undertake a range of assessments and contribute to the clinical planning of individual care for each client and their family.

This is a permanent full time (80 hours per fortnight) position, with a monthly ADO.

What you bring

As a Social Worker Grade 1, you will develop experience and skills delivering a broad range of effective and efficient counselling services to individuals and their families, including comprehensive psychosocial assessments. Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential, and a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 8 May 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2020 - 2021, with the appropriate classification Social Worker Grade 1.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Social Worker - Grade 1 (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Jessica Adams (Manager Social work and Counselling | jfadams@swh.net.au

Social Worker - Grade 1 (As per award)