newSocial Worker

Date Posted: PostedToday
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Job Description

This part-time, fixed term position provides patient centred, evidence based clinical social work assessment, support and referral services for Werribee Mercy Hospital inpatients and/ or outpatients.
  • Grade 2, part-time (0.4) fixed term social work position until 30/06/2022 at Werribee Mercy Hospital with the possibility of extension
  • Provides quality, evidence-based, responsive social work services across a broad range of client groups
  • A strong, supportive learning culture with a focus on developing individual and service capacity
ABOUT YOU:
  • Eligible for membership with the AASW
  • Relevant healthcare or related experience desirable
  • Exceptional interpersonal relationship and communication skills and demonstrable committed to patient and family focused care with a strong value-based, learning mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly within a fast-paced, complex, multidisciplinary team environment
  • Highly developed assessment, risk management, prioritisation and referral skills focused on patient centred outcomes
  • A team-oriented, dedicated clinician with a desire to positively contribute to a growing service
ABOUT US: Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital has recently undergone significant expansion with the opening or our new intensive care unit, additional operating theatres and the opening of two new wards, taking the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community. Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development. Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA. WHAT WE OFFER: Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services
We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies. At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect. To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation. Mercy Health is committed to public health and safety measures that protect the health and lives of our people and the individuals and communities we serve. As a Catholic organisation we believe in the principle of the common good and as such we expect our staff to participate in immunisations/vaccinations to safeguard the most vulnerable. If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below. CONTACT DETAILS:
  • Skye Spencer, Acting Social Work Manager
  • SSpencer@mercy.com.au
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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    bf13df02ce053688
  • Location
    Australia+1 location
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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