Social Worker (Grade 2)

Job posted: 13/11/2020
Applications close: 27/11/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 43930

Reference: 43930

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Conduct comprehensive discipline specific assessments

  • Contributing into the development of extensive treatment and recovery plans

  • Supporting the ward group program  

  •  Involved in clinical reviews and discharge planning

  • NDIS interfacing

Monash Health is excited to announce the Grade 2 Social Work position within its Adult Mental Health Secure Extended Care Unit (SECU).

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

About SECU

It is the largest Secure Service in the state with 50 beds across 3 units. It has a female only ward and based on a rehabilitation model of care. We work with 3 other health services and the forensic services.

About The Role

We are excited to announce a Gr2 Social Worker position within SECU based at Dandenong Hospital.

In this Social Worker (Grade @) position you will:

  • Provide direct clinical service to meet the needs of individuals, families and carers

  • Actively participate in the development of the Social Work program on SECU

  • Actively participate in training programme for new graduates and other professional development activities

  • Maintain client safety at all times through risk minimising work practice

  • Ensure all clients are reviewed on entry to the service and at milestones as outlined by the service objectives

  • Comply with completion of all OH&S and other mandatory training

  • Commitment to ongoing performance enhancement plan at 3 months and annually, with 6 monthly reviews

  • Provide comprehensive psychosocial assessments and interventions for individuals registered with service

Build and maintain partnerships with community non-government organisations to support client group

These are full-time ongoing roles, working across clinical shifts within the Emergency Department as required.

About You

You have been developing your management and leadership skills or you are an accomplished Associate Nurse Manager; either way, you are ready to take this next step in your Career. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based nursing care to all patients. You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles

You Are Also:

  • committed to a leadership & mentoring role

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What You Need:

  • Relevant Qualification (aligned to position description)

  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses

  • Australian working rights

What We Offer

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff discounted car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

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

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Social Worker (Grade 2)

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Kevin Vere - 0400981879

Social Worker (Grade 2)