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Social Worker Grade 2

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 29/06/2021 (Midnight)
14 days remaining

14 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Reference: 47815

Reference: 47815

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

About Monash Health in the Community: Helping people live their best lives


As Monash Health in the Community, we actively engage with people to improve and maintain health, independence and well-being. We do this by coordinating and/or providing integrated, multidisciplinary care across multiple settings within the local community. Our aim is to help clients live their best lives by enabling them to access the support they need, when they need it.


 Working with clients across the age spectrum, Monash Health in the Community provides a continuum of care, supporting clients through all stages of non-acute care from prevention through to rehabilitation.



  • We provide services to support clients in their homes, community based facilities and dedicated Monash Health Community hubs.

  • We provide quality care focused on the person in the context of their life

  • We are interdisciplinary and innovative with a can-do attitude

  •  We view change and challenge as great opportunities


 Community Rehabilitation


The Community Rehabilitation offers both home and centre based therapy. The home based program offers rehabilitation services to clients within the context of their own home and community and clients also attend our centre to engage in individual or group therapy. The social worker works closely with the case manager or key liaison person and the interdisciplinary community rehabilitation team to provide psych social support and advocacy to our clients. This position provides the opportunity to work with autonomy, be creative and deliver high quality therapy services both in the home and centre based.


Job Summary


Permanent -3 day a week position


The Grade 2 Social Worker provides a social work service in Monash Health Community Rehabilitation services, with the aim of improving patient outcome and  facilitating discharge. Responsibilities also include participating in teaching and supervision of students (undergraduates and/or postgraduates), mentoring and/or supervision of, Allied Health Assistants and support staff, performing work which requires special knowledge and depth of experience in any one or more of individual and family and/or group practice, program development and management, research evaluation;


The Grade 2 Social Worker may be required to travel and work at any Monash Health site.


The position requires the incumbent to work enthusiastically and flexibly within Community Rehabilitation, relevant clinical teams and the broader Monash Health Community teams.


What you need:



  • Essential qualifications: An AASW accredited Bachelor’s Degree or an entry level Master’s Degree in Social Work which provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

  • Has not been made ineligible for membership to AASW for any other reason e.g. Ethical breach

  •  Additional relevant qualifications

  • Current drivers licence

  • Employee Working with children check


 What you need to know


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.


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.


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

Social Worker Grade 2

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Maggie Tolis - 0438824653

Social Worker Grade 2