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 www.monashhealth.org.
About Social Work Services
The Social Work team across Monash Health is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of Social Work services for clients across the lifespan in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
About the Role
The Social Work Renal program is looking for an experienced Grade 2 social worker to join the team who work across Casey, Clayton, Cranbourne, Dandenong and Moorabbin. This is a part-time (0.5), permanent role. This role is predominately based at Casey and Cranbourne Dialysis Units but work across all sites may be required. Experience working with individuals with chronic illness and hospital social work is desirable.
This clinical role provides an opportunity to showcase your skills in working with people from a range of diverse backgrounds as well as completing complex psycho-social assessments and development of patient centred care plans. It is a requirement of this role to participate in the Emergency Department and on-call rosters.
You will be a dynamic, innovative and flexible clinical practitioner with a good understanding of the treatment and psycho-social issues facing individuals with chronic illness and their families. You will also have an understanding of the aged care sector, chronic health conditions and related services and referral pathways. You will be able to demonstrate skills in psycho-social assessments, problem solving, communication and hospital discharge planning. You ensure that high quality Social Work services that place the client at the centre of are provided. Education, quality improvement and evidence based practices will be your key drivers. Due to your proven clinical experience, you will bring knowledge of healthcare reforms and initiatives and challenges that public healthcare is facing now and in the future.
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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.
Any queries, please contact: Michael Splawa-Neyman, Social Work Manager, Tel: 0407 169 458 or email: Michael.Splawa-Neyman@monashhealth.org