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Grade 2 Social Worker Acute Medical UnitMelbourne Health
Social Worker - Grade 2 Acute Medical Unit Part time, fixed term to 30 June 2024 Working Sunday-Tuesday (24 hours/week) Acute Medical Unit in the acute hospital Join our collaborative and experienced acute team at City Campus The Royal Melbourne Hospital is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community-based facilities. This role involves the provision of Social Work service, supervision and education of student and junior Social Workers and will be a member of our supportive team. The Social Work team consists of over 40 staff members who work across the City and Royal Park Campuses in acute, sub-acute and community based services across a range of specialties.
Your new role: Provide clinical excellence and Social Work service across the acute wards with flexibility to work across other areas as needed. Complete psychosocial assessments and provide emotional support and counselling to patients and their families and/or carers You will be supported by Social Work team leaders (grade 3) and clinical lead (grade 4) as well as the ward based multi-disciplinary team Be part of and contribute to a dynamic and progressive Social Work team. Foster positive team and workplace culture as a Grade 2 clinician.
About You: You are a qualified Social Worker (either current member or current eligibility for AASW) with at least 4 years work experience as a Social Worker You deliver excellent person-focused clinical care to patients and their carers. You demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You have the experience and skills to mentor and supervise junior staff Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital: A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including onsite staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees. Onsite car parking options, close to public transport and Melbourne CBD. Salary packaging options and monthly Accrued Days Off (ADO's).
The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are 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. Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applicants are received.
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