Social Work Grade 2 Bed Based Services

Job title: Social Work Grade 2 Bed Based Services

Company: Eastern Health

Job description: Position Title Social Work Grade 2 Bed Based Services
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Eastern Health
Award Classification Health Professionals (01) – Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 – QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR4
Hours (per fortnight) 80Applications from Recruitment agencies will not be accepted
The successful applicant to this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police Check.
Position SummarySocial Worker Bed Based Services

  • Full and Part Time Grade 2 Social Worker
  • Multiple roles available: Box Hill Hospital (Acute) and the Peter James Centre (Sub-acute)
  • Support the access and flow through acute and sub-acute services.

Eastern HealthEastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.About the roleThe social work roles are based at Eastern Health’s largest acute and sub-acute sites. The social worker will be allocated a ward, however will be required to work in a flex capacity on wards where the regular social worker is on leave.The Grade 2 Social Worker will provide leadership and ensure high level, evidence-based Social Work services to patients. The worker will need to demonstrate flexibility in order to provide an efficient response to referrals. Social Worker will work closely alongside Allied Health colleagues and the rest of the multi-disciplinary team.About youTo be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Eligibility for membership of the AASW
  • Evidence of current CPE, as per AASW requirements
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team and also work autonomously as required
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent risk assessment skills
  • The ability to lead complex discharge planning
  • Conflict resolution skills

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role. An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.What we offerEastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range !

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next StepsIf you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manager listed or feel free to contact the .Values in Action: Respect for all | Safe always | Partnering in care | Learning and improving every day**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**Selection Criteria Essential: Eligible for AASW membership
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Contact Person Rosie Kalogeropoulos
Contact Number (04) 1282 4870
Alternate Contact Person Jackie Orwin
Alternate Contact Number (04) 2310 0546
Closing Date 29/04/2024
Position Description SW G2 PD 2023 – Leave Backfill.pdfApplication Guide
SharePlease note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.

Expected salary:

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 02:25:23 GMT

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