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Social Worker Grade 2


Job title: Social Worker Grade 2

Company: St Vincent’s Health Australia

Job description: Job Description:

Social Worker – Grade 2

Progress your Social Work career

Fitzroy location

Friendly and dynamic team

Part-time maternity Leave position until February 2025

4 days per week

About the Role

An opportunity currently exists for an experienced Grade 2 Social Worker to join our team on a fixed term basis to provide maternity leave cover. To fulfil this role, it is essential that you have experience working in an inpatient hospital social work position. This position will be based at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) located in Fitzroy. You will be required to:

Use your skills to undertake multi-dimensional, comprehensive psychosocial assessments, apply clinical reasoning, and formulate appropriate complex intervention and discharge plans

Liaise with patients, their families and/or carers to co-ordinate, facilitate and communicate patient treatment and outcomes

Actively participate in quality improvement and research activities

Provide supervision and participate in clinical education programs as required

Promote and develop positive relationships within the department, wider organisation and with community partners

Classifications for Grade 2 Social Workers range from SC21 to SC24 ($86,730 – $99,699 per annum).

Your Contribution

  • Bachelor Degree or Qualifying Masters in Social Work
  • Significant social work experience in a hospital or related inpatient health care setting is essential
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

What we offer

Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!

Employee Assistance Program

Ability to join Fitness Passport – Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities

Staff Health Centre

CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks

Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation

Career development & advancement encouraged

Culture of continuous improvement

About the Social Work Department
The Social Work Department at SVHM is recognised as a leader in developing and delivering best clinical practice to highly vulnerable groups such as people experiencing homelessness, family violence and addiction. At SVHM, your social work values will fit well within an organisation whose mission and strategy clearly sets out its commitment to advocating for vulnerable groups and providing excellent and compassionate health care.

The Social Work Department at SVHM is recognised as a leader in developing and delivering best clinical practice to highly vulnerable groups such as people experiencing homelessness, family violence and addiction. At SVHM, your social work values will fit well within an organisation whose mission and strategy clearly sets out its commitment to advocating for vulnerable groups and providing excellent and compassionate health care.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Application
Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist: Review the following documents:

Contact Details: Penny Lording, 9231 3436

Alternate Contact:

Closing Date: 19 March 2024 11:59pm

Reconciliation Action Plan:

At St Vincent’s we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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Expected salary: $86730 – 99699 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Tue, 20 Feb 2024 04:27:19 GMT

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