Social Worker Grade 2

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Applications close: 06/04/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 69759

Reference: 69759

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Social Worker (Grade 2)

St. Albans Community Care Units CCU - MWAMHS

  • Full time position working 80 hours per fortnight
  • Based at St. Albans CCU
  • Excellent opportunity for professional development within a supportive and collaborative environment

Life With Us:

  • The Mid West Area Mental Health Service (MWAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of Mental Health services to adults who reside in the local government areas of Brimbank, Melton and parts of Hume (Sunbury & Bulla).
  • St Albans CCU provides intensive recovery orientated treatment and interventions to adults between the ages of 18-64 years of age
  • As the social worker you will work within a small multidisciplinary and supportive team, committed to the wellbeing of both colleagues and residents

Your new role:

  • Provide specialist social work consultations and interventions to individuals and their families with complex mental health and psychosocial problems
  • Prepare reports detailing assessment findings and outline relevant recommendations for the consumer, carers and other CCU staff.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate procedures and provisions of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team
  • Provide leadership, education and support to clinicians within CCU.

About you

  • Expertise in social work with a commitment to high standards of patient care.
  • Knowledge of issues associated with psychiatric illness and awareness of the impact of these on dependent children, family and carers.
  • Experience in community liaison and the development of community networks as relevant to a CCU setting.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively both as a member of the multidisciplinary team and to lead and supervise others.
  • Excellent organisational, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Benefits of working with NorthWestern Mental Health

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging and a monthly Accrued Day Off (ADO)!

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses). This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.

Social Worker Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Debra Matorere - 92887000
Patrica Toczek - 92887000

Social Worker Grade 2