Social Worker RMH@home acute, Grade 2

Job posted: 04/09/2023
Applications close: 03/10/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 72931

Reference: 72931

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Grade 2 Social Worker

RMH@home Acute

  • Full time, 80 hours per fortnight (including ADOs)
  • Enjoy a supported, flexible role in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Support the access and flow through the RMH@home (acute) service

This position will provide the successful applicant opportunities to gain experience working in a well-supported multi-disciplinary team environment with a wide variety of acute surgical and medical patients. This role involves the provision of Social Work service, supervision and education of student and junior Social Workers and will be a member of our supportive team. The Social Work team consists of over 40 staff members who work across the City and Royal Park Campuses in acute, sub-acute and community based services across a range of specialties.

Your new role:

  • Complete psychosocial assessments and provide emotional support and counselling to patients and their families and/or carers
  • Liaise with service providers and refer to Community Services, Aged Care Assessment Service and Transition Care Program
  • You will be well supported by Social Work team leaders (grade 3) and clinical lead (grade 4) as well as RMH@home multi-disciplinary team
  • You will help us achieve excellence in patient care, helping patients in their homes

About you

  • You are a qualified Social Worker (either current member or current eligibility for AASW) with at least 4 years work experience as a Social Worker
  • You are an adaptable quick learner with proven ability to work autonomously in hospital environments
  • You are able to deliver excellent consumer focussed clinical care to patients and their carers
  • You have the experience and skills to mentor and supervise junior staff

Benefits of working with the RMH

  • Close proximity to excellent cafes and eateries and the University of Melbourne
  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. We want you to stay long term!
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for Full Time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

Social Worker RMH@home acute, Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sonia Boparai - 0436299019
Lorri Chandler - 0419053743

Social Worker RMH@home acute, Grade 2