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April

Social Worker Grade 2

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Social Worker Grade 2



  • Part Time Fixed Term

  • Contribute to excellence in patient care through social work services within the Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit.

  • Sound understanding of social work interventions in acute care


The Royal Melbourne Hospital


As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.



Your new team



  • The Sunshine Adult Acute Psychiatric Unit (SAAPU) is a 29 bed acute mental health acute hospital program based at Sunshine Hospital, and is the inpatient service of Midwest Area Mental Health Service.

  • SAAPU is a large diverse interdisciplinary team comprising medical, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, nursing, and lived experience peer staff.

  • Work closely together in partnership with consumers and their families to provide treatment and interventions when consumers are experiencing an acute deterioration in their mental health and related distress; and to support the consumer’s recovery.


Your success in this role will be your ability to



  • Provide direct assistance to consumers, carers and families

  • Work collaboratively with other community agencies

  • Work effectively as part of a team, to meet program goals and objectives

  • Ability to work and communicate with complex mental health consumers


Your Contribution



  • Work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of a positive and safe experience to at-risk consumers

  • Excellent skills in identifying and engaging with key welfare, health and other support agencies and working collaboratively to improve consumer’s outcome and recovery

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively

  • Skills in working with cultural and linguistically diverse communities

  • A current Victorian Driver’s License, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport.


Our Commitment to you



Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.



We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.



This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.



The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and


identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




Interested?


For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


Patricia Toczek 9288 7000


Kathleen Kelly 8345 1260


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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