Social Worker, Gr 1

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Social Worker, Gr 1

Job Description

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 18,000 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

The Kingston Centre Social Work Department is looking for an experienced Grade 1 social worker to join the team working in the sub-acute setting. This position is a fixed term part-time position and is part of a flexible team who collaborate to provide a holistic approach to service delivery at the Kingston Centre. This clinical role provides an opportunity to showcase your skills in working with people from a range of diverse backgrounds as well completing complex psychosocial assessments and development of patient centred care plans. Sub-acute services offers specialty inpatient rehabilitation and geriatric evaluation and management, focusing on older people who have reduced functional independence.

You will be a member of a dynamic Social Work and Allied Health team working in a collaborative model of care across Monash Health. The position is located at the Kingston Centre and works closely with the internal and external stakeholders to provide care founded on current evidence-based practice for patients accessing care through the inpatient and community based setting.

You will be a member of a dynamic Social Work and Allied Health team working in a collaborative model of care across Monash Health providing:

  • Psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, patient and family sensitive model of care
  • Discharge planning for complex caseloads including My Aged Care and NDIS transition
  • Team approach to managing risk and vulnerable people and their families

What You Need

  • In order to apply for this position, you must be eligible for AASW membership
  • Bachelor Social Work or Master Social Work (Qualifying)
  • Current driver’s license
  • Current Working With Children’s (WWCC) check

What we offer

Monash Health offers access to a range of professional development opportunities and encourages participation in quality and research activities.

Monash Health offers access to profession specific, relevant health and welfare education and encourages participation in quality and research activities.

We offer salary packaging.

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 by email – 

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.

Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Enquiries to: Rachel Corea, Social Work Manager on 0455 282 904

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