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Social Worker, Grade 2 - ESSU

  • The Alfred Part Time - Fixed Term
  • Closed 4 months ago
    Published on 16 Apr 2019

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  • Job no: 10427
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • ​​​Social Worker
  • Grade 2 – Emergency Short Stay Unit
  • Fixed Term Part Time Until 30/06/2019
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Hours and times negoitable and potential for increased hours also a possibility


The Allied Health Professional Practice Framework underpins the work of Allied Health at Alfred Health in contributing to Alfred Health’s purpose.

The Social Worker is responsible for the provision of advanced social work services to patients and their families/significant others within the Emergency Short Stay Unit at The Alfred.


This position aims to reduce length of stay in the emergency department, prevent admissions to inpatient wards, coordinate hospital and community services, prevent re-admissions to emergency and improve patient outcomes and consumer satisfaction.  Development and maintenance of community linkages are important in the position.  The position works in a inter-disciplinary team environment within the Emergency Department. The Worker will be required to consult with colleagues and staff from other disciplines on issues relevant to patient care and provide advanced case work expertise to patients. 



  • Experience within a hospital setting
  • Experience working within an Electronic Medical Record


  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance


For more detail on the role, please download the relevant position description. For further queries please Contact: Devereaux de Silva on 9076 3026

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


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  • Closed 4 months ago - 23 Apr 2019
  • Published on 16 Apr 2019, 8:43 AM