Team Leader/Senior Social Worker

Job posted: 27/03/2020
Applications close: 10/04/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41500

Reference: 41500

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Monash Health Community 

  • 1 x Fulltime position in Cranbourne Community Rehabilitation, and

  • 0.5 position in Kingston Community Rehabilitation

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.

About Monash Health in the Community: Helping people live their best lives

As Monash Health in the Community, we actively engage with people to improve and maintain health, independence and well-being. We do this by coordinating and/or providing integrated, multidisciplinary care across multiple settings within the local community. Our aim is to help clients live their best lives by enabling them to access the support they need, when they need it.

Working with clients across the age spectrum, Monash Health in the Community provides a continuum of care, supporting clients through all stages of non-acute care from prevention through to rehabilitation.

  • We provide services to support clients in their homes, community based facilities and dedicated Monash Health Community hubs.

  • We provide quality care focused on the person in the context of their life;

  • We are interdisciplinary and innovative with a can-do attitude;

  • We view change and challenge as great opportunities.

Community Rehabilitation

 Community Rehabilitation offers both home and centre based therapy. The home based program (Rehabilitation in the Home) program offers rehabilitation services to clients within the context of their own home and community. The Senior Social Worker/Team Leader will provide supervision to Social Workers and Case Managers in Community Rehabilitation , provide the Manager with operational support and leadership and have a clinical caseload. This position provides the opportunity to work with autonomy, be creative and deliver high quality therapy services.

Job Summary (purpose/key result areas/scope)

 The Senior Social Worker/Team Leader will support the Community Rehabilitation Managers, Cranbourne/Pakenham Community Rehabilitation teams and the Kingston Community Rehabilitation teams to ensure the delivery of service performance in line with directorate objectives and targets and provide clinical governance. Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and the local community

You will need :

  • Essential qualifications: An AASW accredited Bachelor’s Degree or an entry level Master’s Degree in Social Work which provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

  • Has not been made ineligible for membership to AASW for any other reason e.g. ethical breach

 Additional relevant qualifications:

  • Current AASW CPE accreditation

  • At least 7 years post graduate experience

  • Current Driving Licence as you will be required to work across sites

  • Desirable – hold a postgraduate qualification in Social Work or relevant field

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

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

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

Team Leader/Senior Social Worker

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Katrina Stevens - 0429134906

Team Leader/Senior Social Worker