Social Worker Grade 2

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Social Worker Grade 2


Job Description

Monash Health has expanded capacity to deliver quality critical healthcare.  The expansion facilitates care across Clayton, Dandenong and Moorabbin sites with increase in complexity of services provided, including General Medicine and specialty wards.

We are now looking to appoint experienced Social Work professionals to nine full time, permanent Grade 2 Social Work roles across the sites. 

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities. We employee more than 18,000 staff who work across 40 care locations. In Monash Health your own growth and development is important and with us you can really be your best. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About You

You are a dynamic Social Work professional who is passionate about making a positive contribution to the health of your patients.  Described as enthusiastic and motivated to perform at your best every day, you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  

You can also demonstrate:

  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care
  • An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team
  • Motivation to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What You Need:

An Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) accredited Bachelor Degree or entry level Master’s Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the AASW.

All candidates require Australian working rights.

What we offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills
  • mentorship and career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums and 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 subsidised staff car parking and a generous Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

This as a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience in a state of the art facility.    

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 – recruitment@monashhealth.org.

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.

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.

All candidates will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination. You will need to provide a copy your immunisation history statement which can be accessed via My Gov.  The evidence will need to be uploaded as part of your application.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Enquiries: Brooke Webb, Acting Social Work Manager on 0417319163

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