Position Details
Reference Number 46660
Position Title Social Worker Grade 2
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced social worker to join our collaborative and dynamic Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) team. CBR provides quality rehabilitation services within the division of Chronic and Complex Care. 

The successful candidate will manage a complex caseload, working as part of a highly skilled and collaborative, multidisciplinary team. The Grade 2 Social Worker will have the opportunity to further develop their clinical leadership skills as they supervise students, manage quality and service portfolios and participate in the activities of the broader Western Health Social Work service. 

This is a full time Permanent

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Commitment and passion for providing exceptional patient centred care;
  • To foster an environment where clients feel empowered to independently manage their lives;
  • To demonstrate autonomous behaviour, independence of thought, awareness of own effectiveness and internalised responsibility.
  • To demonstrate understanding of, and sensitivity to, ethical and multicultural issues.
  • A minimum 3 years professional social work experience, preferable in a hospital/health care setting
  • Highly developed interpersonal, written and electronic communication skills

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Gillian Dickman
Contact Number 0419876814
Contact Mobile Number 0419876814
Alternate Contact Person Belinda Tabacco
Alternate Contact Number 83456666
Alternate Contact Mobile Number 0466 533 130
Closing Date 18/08/2022
Position Description PD Gd 2 SW CBR JULY 2022 - UPDATED.docx
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