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Social Worker Grade 2

  • Location Alfred Health
  • Work Type Part Time - Permanent
  • Job no: 14501
  • 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.

  • Grade 2 Social Worker
  • Permanent role
  • Part Time- 64 hours a fortnight
  • Great salary packaging and other benefits


The Social Work Department operates in accordance with the philosophy and goals of The Alfred.  A focus on quality of life and participation in care is a primary goal of the Department. Social Work aims to identify and address the psychosocial impacts of illness and hospitalisation for patients and their families by providing a range of services which increase quality of life and participation in care. Social Work also assists patients and their families with a smooth transition from hospital to home.


As Social Worker in Elective Surgery/Neurosurgry, ENT, Brest Endocrine Service and Leave you will be responsible for the provision of advanced social work services to patients and their families/significant others across a variety of clinical units. You will work in a range of different units across the hospital allowing you work with a diverse group of patients.


  • Ability to be flexible and ability to adapt.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment while maintaining a professional manor.
  • Ability to plan and problem solve.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge in Social Work theory and practice skills
  • Working knowledge of Acute and/or Sub Acute Hospital systems and resources.


  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • On-site child care centre
  • Discounted on-site car parking
  • On-site gymnasium

If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter. 

For a confidential discussion please contact Bridget Wall on

Closing date: Friday the 1st of May, 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.


  • Published on 18 May 2018, 4:05 AM