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Graduate Social Worker (Grade 1) - Adult Acute Psychiatry

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68731
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Social Work
  • Grade 1 Social Worker Yr 2/3
  • Full-time with flexible ADO
  • Great Staff Benefits, Incl Salary Packaging

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.

  • New Graduate Social Worker - Allied Health Entry Level Program
  • Grade 1 Social Worker Yr 2/3 (dependent on qualifications & experience)
  • Full-time with flexible ADO
  • Permanent contract upon successful completion of the grad program
  • Great Staff Benefits, Including Salary Packaging

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health:

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The health service operates three outstanding facilities, The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham. Alfred Mental and Addiction Health is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.


We have a position available for recently graduated Social Workers, interested in pursuing a fulfilling career in public mental health, to join our team at Alfred Mental and Addictions Health (AMAH). As an entry level Social Worker, you will have the opportunity to enhance people’s quality of life by enabling them to live a meaningful life through targeted assessment and intervention across a number of reputable clinical service areas. 

Flexibility to work a 7 day rotating roster if/when necessary, is desirable.


Successful applicants will be provided:

  • Inclusion in the prestigious 24 month Allied Health Entry Level Program
  • Rigorous Orientation Program
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Involvement in the discipline-specific Peer Support Program
  • Protected education, training, and professional development time and opportunities to ensure proficiency in core competencies
  • Targeted career planning and progression consultations
  • Graded caseloads
  • A full time contract plus monthly ADOs
  • Generous salary packaging and super contributions
  • Discounted on-site car parking, On-site gym

Inclusion criteria:

In order to be considered for this prestigious position you will need:

  • Bachelor and/or Masters of Social Work or equivalent
  • Eligibility for membership of The Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Full Australian working rights

If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter before the closing date.

For information regarding the position, refer to the position description. If further clarification is required please contact Lou Kerven on 0438 450 379 for a confidential discussion.

Closing date: Sunday, 14th April 2024 by 11pm AEST

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.