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Social Worker

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 2 days
    Published on 31 Jul 2020
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  • Job no: 29786
  • 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- Fixed Term- Full Time until August 2021

Caulfield Hospital 

The Department

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 Role

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.

Skills 

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

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • 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.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 2 days - 06 Aug 2020
  • Published on 31 Jul 2020, 2:00 PM