Job posted: 21/10/2022
Applications close: 10/11/2023 (Midnight)
49 days remaining

49 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bass Coast, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Bass Coast Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 13387

Reference: 13387

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bass Coast, Gippsland | Wonthaggi

Social Work Team Leader - Social Worker (Grade 3)

Permanent Full Time (80hrs per fortnight, with monthly ADO)

About Bass Coast Health

Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the sub-regional health service for the Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shires, with sites at Wonthaggi, Cowes, and San Remo.

Situated in a rapidly growing population, our health service is growing to meet the needs of our region.  We are growing in size but also expanding the types of services we offer which lends itself to plenty of opportunities for our workforce.

Position Summary

The Social Work Team Leader will provide operational leadership and coordination of clinical services to support the Social Work team, the broader Allied Health multidisciplinary team and the Senior Program Manager.

This includes the provision of clinical supervision and professional guidance, the coordination of Social Work referral allocation and the maintenance of a clinical caseload.

Requirements of the position are:


  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Eligibility for membership of Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Valid Police Check
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • NDIS worker screening check
  • COVID-19 Vaccination in accordance with the Chief Health officer COVID-19 Mandatory vaccination Directions
  • Flu Vaccination


  • Experience across a variety of Social Work practice areas
  • Proven ability to provide professional standard leadership and direction to a team
  • Demonstrated training and experience in professional supervision with a commitment to provide regular supervision to Social Work team members
  • Ability to monitor, maintain and review Social Work referral systems
  • Proven understanding of psychosocial issues, and the under-pinning structural and systemic causes and application of a range of Social Work models
  • Understanding of the quality improvement model

 Please address any queries to Cara Hammond, Acting Social Work Team Leader 0482 176 523, Sally Phillips, Senior Program Manager on ph. 0455 530 190 or contact Human Resources via email hr@basscoasthealth.org.au

Please note that this position is subject to the operation of the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme maintained by the Department of Health & Human Services.

Bass Coast Health celebrates and supports our employees and community and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. BCH welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and people with disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, Bass Coast Health promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Bass Coast Health is a smoke free organisation


Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Cara Hammond - (04) 8217 6523
Sally Phillips - (04) 5553 0190