Social Worker (Grade 1)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 54892

Reference: 54892

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Fixed Term Grade 1 position available at Casey Hospital

  • Working in a dynamic and collaborative Social Work Team

  • Opportunities for learning and development.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 22,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About the Role

The Social Work Department is looking for an experienced Grade 1 social worker to join the team at Casey Hospital working in the acute setting. This is a fixed full-time position being part of a flexible team who collaborates to provide a holistic approach to service delivery across many sites, also working collaboratively across all sites bed-based and community. This provides an opportunity to showcase your skills in working with people from a range of diverse backgrounds as well as completing complex psychosocial assessments, the development of patient centred care plans and complex discharges.  Bed-based service delivery includes rosters servicing the Emergency department, Women’s and Children’s wards and On-call programs.

You will be a member of a dynamic Social Work and Allied Health team working in a collaborative model of care across Monash Health. The positions work closely with the internal and external stakeholders to provide care founded on current evidence-based practice for patients accessing care through the inpatient and community based setting.

About you

You will have experience as a health social worker and have worked within a multidisciplinary team. You will have demonstrated experience as a social worker who is able to work collaboratively with the broader multidisciplinary team. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

In order to apply for this position, you must be eligible for AASW membership including continuing professional education and hold a current driver’s license and Working with Children Check

What you need:

  • Bachelor Social Work or Master Social Work (Qualifying)

  • Experience working in a community health or hospital setting

  • Current driver’s license

  • Current working with children’s check

For further details please contact Brooke Webb, Social Work Manager for Dandenong and Casey Hospital on 0417 319 163.

What we offer:

  • We offer a comprehensive salary packaging and staff support program

  • Provision of supervision in line with AASW standards

  • Monash Health offers access to profession specific, relevant health and welfare education and encourages participation in quality and research activities.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises 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.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Social Worker (Grade 1)

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Brooke Webb - 0403433195

Social Worker (Grade 1)