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Social Worker Grade 2 Casey

Job posted: 24/03/2020
Applications close: 07/04/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41577

Reference: 41577

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Provision of comprehensive social work service in the acute and sub-acute health setting

  • Member of a dynamic team providing a hospital focused social work service

  • Based at Casey Hospital 4 days per week


About Monash Health


Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital. A new tower will open at Casey Hospital in 2020 with an additional 160 beds including Intensive Care capacity.


About Casey Hospital Social Work Department


The Social Work Department provides Social Work services across acute and sub-acute inpatient wards in a range of areas including general medicine, general surgery, Women’s and Children’s and the Emergency department including the provision of a weekend service to the acute wards.


About the Role


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 position is located at Casey Hospital and works 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. Antenatal clinics are serviced by social work staff.


This role is located within the adult bed-based team and requires participation in the Duty roster, the Emergency Department roster and On-Call roster.


Monash Health offers access to a range of professional development opportunities and encourages participation in quality and research activities.



  • Psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, patient and family sensitive model of care

  • Discharge planning for complex case loads

  • Team approach to managing people at risk including the elderly, vulnerable women and their families


About You


You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a social worker and experience in health and working with multidisciplinary teams. You will have demonstrated experience as an autonomous worker who is able to work collaboratively with the broader multidisciplinary health team. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and have experience with acute and chronic healthcare problems supporting vulnerable people. Your practice will demonstrate utilisation of the multidisciplinary approach to vulnerable people living and accessing health services in a rapidly growing geographical location.


In order to apply for this position, you must be eligible for AASW membership including continuing professional education.


What you need:



  • Bachelor Social Work or Master Social Work (Qualifying)

  • Experience working in aged care and mental health setting

  • Current driver’s license

  • Current working with children’s check


What we offer


We offer a comprehensive salary packaging and staff support program and provision of supervision in line with AASW standards.


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.


Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check.


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


Please note, all applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Social Worker Grade 2 Casey

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Carol Quayle - 0417319163

Social Worker Grade 2 Casey