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Social Worker Grade 2

  • Location Caulfield Hospital
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Applications Close At: Closed 3 days ago
    Published on 9 Mar 2018
  • Job no: 11927
  • 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.

  • Full Time
  • Fixed Term- 1 year
  • Family Leave position

The Department

Patient and Family Services encompasses Social Work and Pastoral Care. The Social Work service extends across Aged Care and the Rehabilitation Units, including the Acquired Brain Injury Unit and the Independent Living Unit. There is an active Professional Development Program and strong professional links with other Allied Health professionals as well as with the Departments of Patient and Family Services at the Alfred and Sandringham Hospitals. 

The Role

An exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced rehabilitation facility providing social work intervention and support to patients and families with a variety of complex psycho-social needs. An ability to work with new and developing service structures such as NDIS and My Aged Care and capacity to engage, support and provide advice to our consumers  and interdisciplinary teams in relation to discharge planning pathways is essential. Strong, empathetic communication skills combined with the ability to support and counsel patients with complex psycho social needs are required in this role.  Excellent supervision is provided and the role is located within a supportive team environment.  Fixed term one-year contract.


  • Strong patient focus and professionalism
  • Ability to maintain departmental resource and patient files
  • Passion to participate in meetings with special interest groups, department meeting and team meetings
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders to form effective plans for patients


  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Onsite car parking
  • Staff clinic

If you have any questions, please contact Sally Coastar 9076 627

Applications close Friday the 16th of March, 2018


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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closed 3 days ago - 19 Mar 2018
  • Published on 09 Mar 2018, 12:46 AM