Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
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- Fixed Term- Full Time until August 2021
The Social Work Department of The Alfred hospital is a strong cohesive team that provides patient centred care across an Acute and Sub-Acute setting.
The Social Worker is responsible for the provision of social work services to patients and their families/significant others predominantly within the Aged Care wards at Caulfield. Flexibility to work within any of the units covered by the Social Work Team is also essential, as is regular participation in the Department’s Priority System. Development and maintenance of community linkages, collaboration with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders is an important component in this position. The Social worker will work within the Social work team at Caulfield Hospital but may need to work at times across other campuses of Alfred Health if required. Clinical supervision and support is provided within this role. This role will work with a strong interdisciplinary team to provide timely, quality patient care.
The worker will be required to consult with staff, both Social Workers and those from other disciplines, on issues relevant to patient care and provide advanced case work expertise.
High level understanding of Aged care and Rehabilitation processes
Demonstrated experience of working within a hospital setting
High level understanding of working within an Electronic medical record
Good understanding of NDIS and ACAS/TCP and the VCAT/ OPA processes
Discount Health Insurance
Car Parking (subject to availability)
Child care services
Contact: Mary Fantidis on 0466 988 830
Closing date: 06 August 2020
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.