Social Worker Grade 2 (GEM)

Job posted: 01/09/2021
Applications close: 20/09/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 24701

Reference: 24701

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan


Social Worker - Grade 2

  • Fixed Term (12 month maternity leave) Part time (0.6)

  • Angliss Hospital location

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing a clinical social work service to subacute patients at Eastern Health

  • Conducting comprehensive clinical assessments and discharge planning with patients

  • Work as part of a subacute multidisciplinary team and develop your skills in assessment, discharge planning and collaborative team work.

  • Have competency in psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, grief and bereavement support, residential processes, care planning, decision-making and discharge planning, as well as liaison with internal and external key stakeholders.

  • Assist in the development of services within the clinical stream by applying evidence based and client centred care within a multi-disciplinary setting.

  • Experience a supportive environment that ensures structured supervision, professional development opportunities and engagement in research and quality activities

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively in a fast-paced health environment

  • Demonstrated expertise in conducting risk assessments

  • Demonstrated capacity to practice autonomously

  • Demonstrated expertise in working in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Demonstrated understanding/experience in social work student supervision and/or teaching

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Current Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements in line with AASW CPD standards

  • A 'can do' attitude with flexibility, resilience, and excellent interpersonal skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

Social Worker Grade 2 (GEM)

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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GLENDA KERRIDGE - (04) 1282 4870
Jo Di Ciero - (04) 1832 2566

Social Worker Grade 2 (GEM)