Social Worker Mental Health

Job posted: 11/02/2022
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
34 days remaining

34 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 51854

Reference: 51854

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists within the Mental Health Program at Monash Health for Social Workers interested in joining the casual bank.  We are a busy and dynamic team who assist patients and families by providing a professional service for patients referred across the inpatient and outpatient settings. Our Social Work service in the Mental Health Program include both acute and non-acute, Aged and Rehabilitation or Continuing Care services in the community and in people’s homes.  The successful applicants will have the opportunity to accept available shifts (and at times short term contracts) across all sites and be part of a busy, energetic and friendly Allied Health team.

As a Monash Health employee, you will have the ability to maintain a high level of communication with patients, visitors and colleagues enabling you to deliver exceptional care.

As an integral part of the organisation you are the face of the Monash Health Bureau (MHB) workforce and consistently demonstrate our core values. You will be part of a flexible Workforce with a personalised support.

About You

You are a qualified and experienced Social Worker with a strong focus on patient centred care.  Through your hard working and enthusiastic nature you have the ability to adapt to changing settings and work shifts that suit your lifestyle. You will have sound skills in organisation, time management, and discharge planning, written and verbal communication. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Problem solving for individual patients

  • Ability to work collaboratively with peers, showing flexibility and adaptability in a multidisciplinary setting

What you need to have

To be considered for this important role you will ideally possess the following:

  • An AASW accredited Bachelor degree or entry level Master’s Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a Healthcare setting for Grade 2 Social Work Role

  • Minimum of seven years’ experience as a qualified social worker with experience in Healthcare for Grade 3 Social Work Role

  • Good organisational skills and a positive, enthusiastic attitude towards work

  • Experience in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities

  • Able to work autonomously

  • A friendly, outgoing and reliable demeanour

  • Well-developed clinical assessment and complex discharge planning skills 

  • A current Victorian drivers licence

What to expect:

  • Choose when you work to support your life style through our user friendly online system

  • Exposure to a variety of hospital settings and working with Monash Health’s exceptional healthcare clinicians

  • Receive corporate benefits such as salary packaging, access to staff parking, on site Gym, and Employee Assistance Program

  • You will receive all casual employee benefits

  • You will be provided with Continuing education and access to online resources

About Monash Health Bureau

Monash Health Bureau (MHB) is an efficient workforce unit that allocates over 450 shifts per day across Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong

Hospital, Casey Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Kingston Centre and Monash Children’s.  We deliver experienced clinical support staff to meet the demands of a multi specialised and fast growing organisation.

We are now recruiting professional and skilled Social Workers to join our Casual Bank.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Social Worker Mental Health

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Social Worker Mental Health