- Job posted on: 30th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.
The Engage Team commenced at Casey Hospital mid-2021 and it has since expanded to Dandenong ED at the beginning of 2022. The team initially consisted of Senior Social Workers and now also includes Consumer Peer Workers. We are seeking a Grade 3 Social Worker to join the Mental Health Program in the Dandenong and Casey Emergency Departments (ED). In this role you will provide an innovative service for people presenting to the ED requiring complex psychosocial assessment, support and assistance to ensure an appropriate discharge back to the community.
Working within the ED is exciting and rewarding – no two days are the same. You will provide advanced clinical expertise to mental health consumers, their families and carers to maximise individual recovery. Key features of the role include:
This is an opportunity to work in a unique team made up of social workers and peer workers dedicated to supporting people with complex psychosocial needs within the fast paced emergency setting. To see first-hand what our team of Social Workers think about working at Monash Health, please take a look at the following short video: https://monashhealth.org/careers/allied-health/social-work/ and please check out our You Tube link.
You are recognised for your clinical expertise in Social Work, supporting patients with mental health challenges and you are keen to develop your skills further by contributing to building a new service. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence-based social work care to vulnerable people. You demonstrate exceptional communication, collaboration and problem solving skills to achieve excellent outcomes.
This role would be suitable for an experienced Grade 2 who is eager to take the next step into a Grade 3 role.
For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Ruth Humphreys, Manager, Casey & Dandenong Engage Team, Mobile 0458 830 854 or email [email protected] using the subject line: Social Worker Grade 3 - Emergency Department - Dandenong / Casey enquiry via EthicalJobs.
Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:
Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 people work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.
We recognise the value of equal employment opportunity and are committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles and ICare values.
Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).