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Social Worker Grade 2 Job at Monash Health – in Victoria

Job Description

Reference Number 54992

Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time

Entity Monash Health

Department Social Work Department

Location Various Facilities

Position Summary

Do you want to join a dynamic team of social workers working in the hospital setting?

Excellent professional development opportunities

Career progression opportunities at Monash Health

12 months full time, fixed term

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit

About the Role

Monash Health has expanded capacity to deliver quality critical healthcare. The expansion facilitates care across Clayton, Dandenong, Moorabbin and Casey sites with increase in complexity of services provided, including Subacute, General Medicine and specialty wards.

We are now looking to appoint an experienced Social Work professional to a full time, fixed term Grade 2 Social Work role at Casey Hospital in the subacute area.

About You

You are a dynamic Social Work professional who is passionate about making a positive contribution to the health of your patients. Described as enthusiastic and motivated to perform at your best every day, you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You can also demonstrate:
Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care

An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care

Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team

Motivation to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What you need:
An Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) accredited Bachelor Degree or entry level Master’s Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the AASW.

All candidates require Australian working rights.

What we offer:
access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base

avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills

mentorship and career guidance

support to attend relevant forums and conferences

a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and a generous Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

You may also be entitled, if employed within the period 1st July to 30th September 2022, to a Healthcare Winter Retention and Surge Payment of up to $3000

This as a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience in a state of the art facility at Casey Hospital.

If you have any questions regarding these opportunities please contact Brooke Webb, Social Work Manager on 0417 319 163 or email [email protected]

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.

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

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services at [email protected]

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

reference checks;

a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Selection Criteria Bachelor of Social Work or Masters of Social Work (Qualifying) Eligibility for AASW Working with children’s check

Contact Person

Name Position Phone Email

Brooke Webb Social Work Manager 0417 319 163 [email protected]

Advertising Closing 15/08/2022

Proposed End Date 01/09/2023

About the Company

Company: Monash Health –

Company Location:  Victoria

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