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Children's Social Worker / Psychologist - Grade 2

Peninsula Health
  • Are you a Psychologist or Social Worker with experience in working with Children and Families? This exciting opportunity provides for dynamic and child-focussed professionals to thrive in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Generous professional development allowances
  • Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations - with opportunity to include some time working from home in a hybrid model

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Utilising your knowledge and skills in child development, you will work with young children and their families to seek to attend to their goals. Evidence based practices including socio-emotional and behavioural strategies will guide your interventions, and child safety, wellbeing and development is paramount to your practice.

This role works within a large, multidisciplinary team in the Community Health Children's Services Program area. The culture is warm and supportive, adaptable, and is committed to professional development and quality improvement.

This position is suitable for a candidate wishing to work full-time or part-time:

  • Full-time: 80 hours per fortnight with a monthly ADO
  • Part-time (0.8 - 0.9 EFT) 60.8 - 68.4 hours per fortnight.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:

  • Social Worker - Qualification in Social Work (eligible for membership of AASW)
  • Psychologist - Qualification in Psychology and Registration with AHPRA
  • Skills and experience in the assessment of children and in delivering child and family
    focussed interventions
  • A current Victorian employee 'Working with Children Check' and Drivers Licence

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:
our careers page.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

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