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June

Renal Social Worker Grade 2

Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reference Number
47845

Employment Type
Fixed Term Part Time

Entity
Monash Health

Department
Social Work

Location
Various Facilities

Position Summary
  • Renal Social Worker
  • Temporary Parental Leave
  • Grade 2

About Monash Health

Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between that supports the delivery of clinical care.

Social Work Services

The Social Work team across Monash Health is responsible for the delivery of a broad range of Social Work services for clients across the lifespan in the inpatient and outpatient setting. It is a requirement of this role to participate in the on-call rosters across Monash Health.

About the Role

The Social Work Renal program is looking for an experienced Grade 2 social work clinician to join the team across Nephrology servicing Casey, Clayton, Cranbourne, Dandenong and Moorabbin. This is a temporary part-time role (0.8 EFT) to March 2022. Previous chronic illness and hospital experience is essential. This is an interesting and dynamic role where you will have the opportunity to work in satellite dialysis, home haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and support of the acute nephrology inpatient ward. The position is primarily based at Thomas St Dandenong site but work across the spectrum of nephrology may be required.

This clinical role provides an opportunity to showcase your skills in working with people from a range of diverse backgrounds as well as completing complex psycho-social assessments and development of patient centred care plans including patients and families facing life-threatening situations and decision making. The diversity of the role requires clinical knowledge that ensures a safe, high quality Social Work service for all clients.

  • Deliver and drive Monash Health strategic intent to be relentless in our pursuit of excellence across Social Work and Allied Health.
  • Work closely with the Social Work Manager to provide streamlined services across all campuses and lead designated services/programs/portfolios.
  • Travel is required across Monash Health sites.

About You

You will be a dynamic, innovative and flexible clinical practitioner with a good understanding of the treatment and psycho-social issues facing Nephrology patients and their families with a sound understanding of pathways and referrals networks. You will also have an understanding of the aged care sector, chronic health conditions and related

What you need

  • You must be eligible for AASW membership including continuing professional education
  • Proven experience in providing social work in acute and subacute settings.
  • Knowledge and experience working closely with inter-professional teams.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

What’s in it for you?

  • Attractive salary including salary packaging opportunities.
  • Work closely with the Manager and leverage off their expertise to progress your career with us.
  • Opportunities to use your drive for innovation to grow and develop services to meet the changing landscape within the broader healthcare system.
  • Monash Health offers access to profession specific, inter-disciplinary, relevant health and welfare education and encourages participation in quality and research activities.

How to Apply

Applications need to address the Key Selection Criteria (person specification) obtainable from the

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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