Position Details
Reference Number 50032
Position Title Social Worker Grade 2
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Social Work
Location Various Facilities
Position Summary
  • Permanent Full Time Social Worker, Grade 2
  • Are you dedicated to safe best practice and quality care?
  • Do you have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team?
Monash Health has expanded capacity to deliver quality critical healthcare. The expansion facilitates care across all sites with increase in complexity of services provided, including General Medicine and specialty wards.

We are now looking to appoint an experienced Social Work professional to a full time, permanent Grade 2 Social Work role Dandenong Hospital.

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 is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. 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.    

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.

How to Apply

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.

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 that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

This will be by providing a copy of your immunisation history statementwhich can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements.  If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy.

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

Minimum 2 years post qualification Social Work experience

Experience working in a health or community health setting

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Carol Quayle Manager 0417319163
Catherine Coppolino Senior Clinician 95946666 Catherine.Coppolino@monashhealth.org
Katherine Bettoni Senior Clinician 95946666 Katherine.Bettoni@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 27/10/2021
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
Social Worker Grade 2 Position Description Grade 2_01_2021.docx.pdf
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