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Social Worker (Casual)

  • Location The Alfred
  • Work Type Casual
  • Applications Close At: Closed 2 days ago
    Published on 3 Jul 2018
  • Job no: 15644
  • 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.

  • Casual position
  • Job variety
  • Great Staff Benefits

The Department. 

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.

The Role

As a Casual Social Worker you willl 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 be required to be flexible for periods within particular units according to need (e.g. to provide leave cover) and in response to changes in hospital demand is also required. Work generated from the Department’s triage/priority system as managed by the Senior Social Workers may form the majority of cases referred to the Social Worker.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of current Legislation and Policy in relation to Social Work in a hospital setting.
  • Ability to develop and foster collaborative working arrangements and strategic alliance with relevant services and organisations.
  • Ability to be a team player within the larger clinical service team and work effectively with the Team Leaders, stream members and the total Social Work Service.


  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car parking 
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child Care
  • Close to public transport. 

Applications close Tuesday the 17th of July, 2018

If you have any questions please contact Devereaux De Silva on


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 2 days ago - 17 Jul 2018
  • Published on 03 Jul 2018, 5:21 AM