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Surgical and Liver Transplant Social Worker - Senior Clinician

Job posted: 08/09/2021
Applications close: 28/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 38890

Reference: 38890

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Grade 3, Senior Clinician Social Worker 


Permanent, Full Time or Part Time (negotiable), minimum 31 hours per week


Surgical and Liver Transplant 



  • Use your advanced clinical knowledge and skills to provide clinical leadership to social workers

  • Use your advanced clinical knowledge and skills to provide specialised psychosocial support and evidenced based care to patients and caregivers

  • Play a key role in the co-facilitation of a portfolio 

  • Undertake quality, research and education activities

  • Join a dynamic and passionate team environment

  • Enviable professional and leadership development opportunities 


Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced social worker to join our social work department. 


This senior clinician role assists patients and families with comprehensive psychosocial support and advocacy through assessment, counselling, information provision, access to community services, and discharge planning. The senior clinician will provide clinical leadership within the discipline and within the multi-disciplinary team, and will have a pivotal problem solving role where social complexity exists, Together with peers and support from a Grade 4, the senior clinician will co-facilitate a portfolio and undertake activities that support clinical staff and the operations of the department. These activities include leadership, quality improvement, quality assurance, education and research.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development, opportunities for conference and forum attendance,  clinical support and supervision.  Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Surgical and Liver Transplant Social Worker - Senior Clinician

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

debra leahy - (04) 3416 7649
Andrea Mitchell - (03) 9496 5560

Surgical and Liver Transplant Social Worker - Senior Clinician