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Grade 2 Social Worker – Acute

Job description

Grade 2 Senior Social Worker for private Hospital located east of Melbourne.
On offer

  • Permanent Part-time 32hrs p/w
  • Great Location – Easy to travel to
  • 8hr Shifts 4 days p/w
  • Between $40.07 – $46.07p/h + Super + Salary packaging

This is a unique opportunity to work as a sole clinician in a very team oriented department, working closely with Allied Health Manager and Occupational therapy team. You will identify goals and health outcomes in an acute hospital environment.

As a Grade 2 Social Worker, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working independently as part of the health care team
  • Adhere to the company’s site policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement, Occupational Health and Safety
  • Deliver a high standard of customer service at all times
  • The Grade 2 Social Worker may also be required to provide clinical supervision to students
  • Clinical leadership and participation in senior forums with the Hospital and Board.
  • Undertake comprehensive psycho-social assessments and complex discharge planning
  • Engage positively with all other colleagues to achieve best clinical outcomes
  • Share your knowledge and practice wisdom with others

Requirements to be successful in obtaining position:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Social Work
  • At least two years post-qualifying experience in acute hospital (or related) setting
  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Well-developed communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Expertise in aged care/residential services and public referral pathways (ACAS/TCP/GEM) and DHS/VCAT)
  • Excellent organisation, time management and self-management skills
  • Ability to work within and provide leadership within a multidisciplinary team
  • Sound clinical judgement and skills in risk assessment and management
  • Comprehensive skills in assessment, discharge planning and counselling
  • Commitment to ongoing education and the provision of evidence based practice
  • Works very collaboratively with occupational therapist
    Current Australian Driver’s License

If you are interested in learning more or applying for this position please send an email to [email protected]
Please include a copy of your up-to-date Resume

Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Medical and Nursing

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