Social Worker - Hospital Admission Risk Program

Job posted: 13/01/2023
Applications close: 13/04/2023 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 28473

Reference: 28473

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Social Worker - Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)

  • Permanent, Full Time position with monthly ADO (part time applications will be considered)
  • Grade 2 - $83,361.20 - $95,825.60 p.a. (dependent on experience)
  • Join our multi- disciplinary team providing excellent care to our clients in the community.

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

Eastern Health HARP provided short term care coordination to clients in our catchment. The Grade 2 social work role involves assessments of clients within a multidisciplinary team, providing high level consultation to other professional staff and participating iin day to day team processes.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Eligibility for membership of the AASW.
  • Evidence of current CPE, as per AASW requirements.
  • 3 years post graduate work experience
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • A strong commitment to high quality care.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team and also work autonomously as required.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Excellent risk assessment skills.
  • The ability to lead complex discharge planning.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Clinical experience in relevant community sectors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of a broad range of physical and psychological health conditions and their potential impacts.
  • Consumer focus and motivational interviewing skills and experience.
  • Current Victorian Driver's Licence
  • Computer literacy

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

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

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 is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

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

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Social Worker - Hospital Admission Risk Program

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sonja Laukart - (04) 0970 0445
Mary West HARP - (04) 6662 1539

Social Worker - Hospital Admission Risk Program