Social Worker Mental Health

Job posted: 10/03/2023
Applications close: 26/03/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 33630

Reference: 33630

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Great opportunity for an experienced Mental Health Social Worker
• Skip the city traffic & work close to home in the gorgeous Mornington Peninsula
• Excellent salary packaging and employee benefits program

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Carinya Residential Aged Care is a 26-bed purpose built Aged Persons Mental Health Residential Care Facility designed to provide high level specialist care to residents with complex mental health diagnoses.

As the Grade 2 Social Worker, you will work within the multidisciplinary team to provide exceptional quality care to residents and their families and carers. You will undertake assessments, identify appropriate interventions and contribute to discharge planning.

This is a part time position working 2 days / week (30 hours / fortnight).

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
•Minimum two years post-qualifying professional experience in a hospital or related setting
•Member or eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
•Clinical understanding of the treatment for mental illness provided in inpatient, residential or community settings and working knowledge of community support services
•Excellent skills in comprehensive assessments, discharge planning and counselling
•Advanced demonstrated knowledge and application of Social Work theory and recovery orientated practice in mental health care)

What Next

Apply Now!

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Social Worker Mental Health

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Belinda Dunsmore (Nursing Recruitment) - 97848509

Social Worker Mental Health