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Grade 2 Social Worker - planned surgical recovery

Melbourne Health

Social Worker Grade 2 Planned Surgery Recovery Part time (2 days/week) to 30 June 2024 Enjoy the clinical challenges of working in the acute hospital with opportunities to experience varied clinical areas Be part of the supportive and dedicated Social Work team This new role will provide targeted support for consumers as part of the elective surgery service. The Social Worker provides quality care to clients through competent clinical skills, effective communication, and active participation within a multidisciplinary team environment. Social workers aim to provide comprehensive assessment to enable a targeted intervention plan to be developed in consultation with the patient, their family, carers, and significant others.

The Social Work department is a rapidly growing team of dedicated clinicians, with many and varied opportunities for career growth and specialisation. There has never been a better time to join us Your new role: Conduct Social Work patient assessment, counselling, and support. Provide clinical excellence and social work service across but not limited to elective surgery.

Be part of and contribute to a dynamic and progressive Social Work team. Foster positive team and workplace culture. You will be well supported by the Social Work Leaders (Grades 3 and 4), Social Work Manager, and the Social Work team.

About you: Strong ability to develop relationships with relevant team members from allied health, nursing, medical, and surgical teams Adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced and evolving environment whilst providing patient-centred care. Effective time management and organisational skills. You have hospital experience with a collaborative working style.

You are looking to demonstrate your advanced Social Work skills and work with world leaders in care, learning and research. You are seeking a supportive team environment with opportunities to further your career Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital: Be part of a diverse and progressive Allied Health team, including the LGBTIQA patient liaison team, family safety team, and disability liaison service. Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.

Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team. Salary packaging, onsite car parking and close to public transport. The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.

Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications. Interested? If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History R.


Date27 August 2023

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type Part Time

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