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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 27868
Position Title Social Work Grade 1
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text Social Work Grade 1 - Fulltime until 28th September 2021

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.

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

We are looking for a Grade 1 Social Worker to join our expanding and innovative department. Social Workers at Peninsula Health are responsible for partnering with our clients and their families/carers to provide the appropriate support, counselling and to engage them and support their health and wellbeing.

About Social Work

Social Workers at Peninsula Health pride ourselves in our strong team work ethic and creating an inclusive culture where staff wellbeing is important to us. We are committed to research and funding opportunities to profile how we can add value to our organisation and the social work profession. We are looking for social workers who have a strong professional identity and are team orientated and committed to work together to achieve clinical excellence and positive outcomes for our clients.

We can offer the opportunity to be involved in service improvement activities, ongoing mentoring, and on-site professional development. Dedicated time is made available to social workers for attendance at work-related training, as we believe and encourage lifelong learning.

Grade 1 Social workers will have the opportunity to participate in our newly developed rotation program across inpatient settings and community health.

The vision of Social Work is exciting and we look forward to welcoming new team members who share our commitment and passion to make a positive impact on our community.

What You Will Need

We anticipate you will have:
• You will need to hold a Bachelor Degree or Qualifying Masters in Social Work. Post graduate studies are highly regarded and may be eligible for a higher education allowance
• As a multi-site organisation you may be required to work across sites. You will have access to our extensive pool of fleet cars and will need a Victorian Drivers licence.
• You have experience working in a hospital or related health setting or an interest in transitioning your advanced skills (e. Family Violence, Aged Care, Disability and Case Management) into the health sector
• You are passionate about providing evidence-based practice in collaboration with clients and their families/carers

Please view our position description for a detailed outline of the role and essential criteria

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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. 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:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Selection Criteria
Contact Person Meghan O'Brien
Contact Number 97847073
Alternate Contact Person Louisa Whitwam
Alternate Contact Number 97847073
Closing Date 21/01/2021
Position Description Social Worker - Grade 1 - January 2021.pdf