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Reference Number 52567
Position Title Grade 3 Social Worker
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus
Award Health Professionals [1]
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  • Social Worker
  • Full Time or Part Time Permanent positions available
  • Based at The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

We are looking for a number of passionate and dedicated Social Workers available Full-time or Part- time for 8 hour AM or PM shifts across 7 days of the week.

Your Opportunity:

As a Senior Social Worker, you will have a leading role in ensuring excellence in mental health, AoD and homelessness patient care. This Social Work Grade 3 position holds a pivotal role within the Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department (ED), providing an interface between allied health services, mental health, homelessness and community services.  You will work closely with the Emergency Department multidisciplinary team, Care Coordinators ED Social Workers  and emergency mental health team, This position will support the care of patients and their families with complex situations including homelessness, mental health, Ao D and forensic issues.

This position will also involve developing relationships with Mental Health Lived Expereince Peer Workers. 

About You:

  • Eligible for Australian Association of Social Workers membership
  • Minimum 7 years Social Work Experience Post Graduation
  • Extensive mental health social work experience
  • Demonstrated social work clinical leadership with proven ability to supervise the social workers
  • Experience in delivering social work interventions in busy environments
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly form rapport with people experiencing psychosocial crisis
  • Ability to develop relationships with a wide range of colleagues within the ED and community sector

Application Information: It is essential you address both the essential and desirable Key Selection Criteria in your application, which are outlined on the position description. A letter of introduction and a copy of an updated CV are also essential.


  • A rewarding career offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement including mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!).


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au  If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.


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Contact Person Lisa Wojciechowski
Contact Number 93428302
Closing Date 26/05/2020
Position Description
Application Guide click here to view