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April

Social Worker - Casual Bank

Monash Health - Kingston, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Position Details

Reference Number 45494
Position Title Social Worker - Casual bank
Employment Type Casual
Entity Monash Health
Department Social Work
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary

  • Casual social work
  • Bed-based acute and sub-acute
  • Weekday and weekend services
MONASH HEALTH CASUAL SOCIAL WORK POSITIONS

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists at Monash Health for Social Workers interested in joining the Casual Bank. We are a busy and dynamic team assisting patients and families by providing a professional service for patients referred across the acute and sub-acute inpatient setting.

Our Social Work service includes Acute, Sub-Acute (Aged and Rehabilitation) and specialty areas such as Intensive Care, Emergency Department and Women’s and Children’s services. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to accept available shifts and some short term contracts across all sites as part of a busy, energetic and friendly Allied Health team. These positions may be based at our hospitals; Casey, Clayton, Dandenong, Kingston and Moorabbin sites.

As a Monash Health employee, you will have the ability to maintain a high level of communication with patients, visitors and colleagues enabling you to deliver exceptional care. As a member of the team you are integral to the Monash Health Social Work service delivery and consistently demonstrate our core values. You will be part of a flexible workforce with personalised support.

About You

You are a qualified and experienced Social Worker with a minimum of 4 years post graduate experience providing a strong focus on patient centred care. Through your hard working and enthusiastic nature you have the ability to adapt to changing settings and shifts during the business week and weekends or public holidays. You are a dynamic Allied Health 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 will be a member of a dynamic team with the opportunity to work in a setting assisting adult patient cohorts from general medicine, general surgery, Emergency department, Women’s and Children’s and other specialty areas as required. The focus is on psychosocial assessments, risk assessments, complex discharge planning and family support. Experience in a hospital or other health setting is essential.

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 to have

To be considered for this important role you will ideally possess the following:
  • An AASW accredited Bachelor degree or entry level Master’s Degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in a healthcare setting
  • Good organisational skills and a positive, enthusiastic attitude towards work
  • Experience in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Able to work autonomously
  • A friendly, outgoing and reliable demeanour
  • Well-developed clinical assessment and complex discharge planning skills
  • A current Victorian drivers licence
What to expect:
  • Exposure to a variety of hospital settings and working with Monash Health’s exceptional healthcare clinicians
  • Receive corporate benefits such as salary packaging, access to staff parking, on site Gym, and Employee Assistance Program
  • You will receive all casual employee benefits
  • You will be provided with Continuing education and access to online resources
How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check and Working with Children’s Check. You may be invited to participate in a video interview.

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.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria Bachelor Social Work or Master Social Work (Qualifying)

A minimum of four years post graduate experience as a social worker

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Must have experience working in a hospital of community health setting
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Monash Health

Kingston, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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