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Senior Social Worker


Job Description

  • Senior Social Worker, Agile Psychological Medicine Clinic

Social work specific position in this innovative program providing psychosocial assessments and interventions to patients presenting in distress to our emergency and triage services.

  • Fulltime ongoing position (part-time applications considered)
  • Interesting clinical work in a strong, supportive multidisciplinary team
  • Enviable Professional and Leadership development opportunities available

About Agile Psychological Medicine (aPM)

Monash Mental Health Program is strengthening its front end services. This increased capacity means shorter wait times to access treatment for people seeking help, continuity of care and improved therapeutic effectiveness.

At Agile Psychological Medicine (aPM), we believe our community should be able to access therapeutic care at their first interaction with our mental health services.

By partnering with our emergency points of contact, aPM offers people personalised therapeutic interventions at the time they are help seeking.

Come and be part of a supportive and high-functioning team who get things done!

About Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Health Emergency Departments treat over 150,000 emergency patients a year at Monash Medical Centre Clayton campus, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Patients have access to a full range of treatment options, including intensive care. 

About The Role

As a senior social worker at aPM, you will provide comprehensive psychosocial assessments for our clients, formulate evidence based interventions in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team and provide social work support to assist people to maximise their recovery. Your knowledge of government and non-government services available to a range of clients will be highly valued, and you will thrive on using your problem solving and negotiating skills to assist our motivated clients.

About You

You are a senior Social Worker interested in applying and developing your skills in providing mental health specific assessments and interventions. You are able to work independently and within a team and are motivated to provide a patient-centred mental health service and are interested in feedback-informed treatment.

What You Need:

  • An Australian Association of Social Work (AASW) accredited Bachelor Degree or entry level Master of Social Work degree
  • AASW membership
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience in the use and application of mental health specific
  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff discounted car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

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