Social Worker Grade 2, GEM@HOME

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 43997

Reference: 43997

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate and experienced Social Worker to join the Western Health at Home team in the GEM@HOME service.

GEM@HOME provides an alternative option to hospital based rehabilitation by offering holistic multi-disciplinary GEM-type care for older people within the comfort of their home rather than in hospital.

GEM@HOME aims to:

  • Improve the patient experience by providing care in the comfort of their own home

  • Assist patients to achieve their care goals and best possible level of health and function

  • Promote and support safe and early discharge from hospital settings

The successful applicant will work in partnership with a strongly committed team to provide high quality and efficient care and support to patients in the home environment.

The GEM@HOME team is looking for candidates that:

  • Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and collaborative teamwork skills

  • Display high level clinical reasoning skills

  • Will be proactive in supporting discharge to the community

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Bachelor/Masters of Social Work degree and eligibility for AASW membership

  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience in public health

  • Relevant hospital and community related experience

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams

  • A current Victorian drivers licence

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Social Worker Grade 2, GEM@HOME

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Erin Casey - 0401553594
Vanessa Wilson - 0481093034

Social Worker Grade 2, GEM@HOME