Social Worker (Grade 2)

Job posted: 04/09/2023
Applications close: 25/09/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 181448

Reference: 181448

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Join our innovative team to provide world class health care to our community
  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment
  • Permanent Part-time 32 hours per fortnight

About Our Facility

Barwon Health is the largest health service in regional Victoria and based in Geelong, it is within commuting range from the west side of Melbourne.  With approximately 9,000 employees, 30 sites and a broad range of services, Barwon Health plays a key role in the health and wellbeing of our local community and the Barwon South Western region.

About the Role

As the successful applicant you will contribute to and be part of the community based multidisciplinary health team to support consumers and carers to achieve an optimum level of health independence through:-

  • Psychosocial assessment involving the patient, family and engaged agencies
  • Provide clinical intervention ensuring that the needs of the client and family are attended to.
  • Work alongside team, providing consultation where required.
  • Refer patients to appropriate Barwon Health departments or external agency as appropriate.
  • Maintain appropriate records as required by Barwon Health and statutory authority

About the culture

Barwon Health is a values driven organisation and you will thrive working in a culture that values respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled, professional, friendly and dedicated team who takes pride in providing high quality service.  Barwon Health provides a supportive environment that encourages professional growth and education in this specialist area.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness program 
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

About the Geelong Region, AUSTRALIA

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wadawurrung name for the region; Djillong, (Geelong) is means “Tongue of Land”.

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.
  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area
  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road
  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries
  • To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

We are strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on the Victorian Government’s Child Safe Standards: About Child Safe Standards | Victorian Government (www.vic.gov.au)

We are also proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, Please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy.

Social Worker (Grade 2)

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Tracey Young - 0414 227 896
Carol Mioduchowski - 0407 044 231

Social Worker (Grade 2)