Psychology / Social Work,Allied Health
coastal-vic, vic
Coastal, VIC
Published 07 May 2019

The Role
We are currently recruiting for a highly experienced hospital social worker to join a large fast paced regional Public Hospital and Community Health Service in Victoria’s coastal South-West.

Working with the aged and paediatric client group on a varied caseload across general wards that may include but not be limited to:

  • Acute inpatients
  • Trauma response
  • End of life care
  • Homelessness and drug and alcohol abuse
  • Complex discharge planning

You will be working alongside a large multidisciplinary team including three other social workers and two community outpatient social workers.

The Benefits

  • $78,000 – $90,000 + Super
  • Salary packaging offered
  • Relocation and Initial Accommodation Negotiable
  • Multidisciplinary team/Autonomous Work
  • Permanency
  • 80% client inpatient contact

The Organisation
A regional Victorian Public Hospital and Health Service that provides emergency acute care, rehab, district nursing, palliative care and psychiatric services. Accommodating over 200 beds, this large health service spreads across two hospitals and multiple community health centres caring for close to a regional population of 110,000 people.

The Location
This relaxed coastal community is located just 3 hours south west of Melbourne along the Great Ocean Road. Wake up to ocean views and explore the lush landscapes right on your doorstep. A safe and family friendly area just moments away from Australia’s historical natural wonders and tourist must see locations boasting all the amenities of the big cities.

The Criteria

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Social Work
  • Registration with AASW
  • Proven ability of work in a Hospital/Ward setting
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Proven ability to work within a Multidisciplinary team

Apply Now
To be considered for this opportunity to join a great team in a hospital setting and make a difference to lives of your patients and their families please click ‘Apply Now’ or contact Emily Walker on (07) 3171 2929 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively email me at

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