Social Worker Grade 2

November 25th, 2022

Social Worker Grade 2

Permanent Part Time – 72 hours per fortnight

About Dhelkaya Health

Dhelkaya Health is a new health service on Dja Dja Wurrung country; it is the coming together of Castlemaine Health, Maldon Hospital and CHIRP Community Health. Dhelkaya Health is shaping a better health system for the people of Mount Alexander Shire and beyond, while staying true and local in everything it does.

Dhelkaya Health delivers a diverse range of inpatient, outpatient, aged care, community health and outreach services to Mount Alexander Shire. It also delivers assessment, rehabilitation and allied health services to neighbouring shires. Dhelkaya Health is committed to the quality, accessibility and sustainability of acute, aged and community-based healthcare, and family and housing services.

Dhelkaya Health has campuses in Castlemaine and Maldon.

This Role

Dhelkaya Health is seeking a suitably qualified Social Worker to provide high quality social work services across all areas of Dhelkaya Health, with a primary focus on the busy inpatient units (acute, subacute, Transition Care Program, Residential Aged Care).  The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills, have an awareness and understanding of the health service environment and be skilled at working in a multidisciplinary team.

In this part time position, you will provide a social work service which includes psychosocial assessment, casework, counselling, advocacy, discharge planning, conducting family meetings, networking and patient education.

All applicants should hold relevant tertiary qualifications, current police check and be eligible for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Culture and Benefits

Castlemaine and Maldon are located on Dja Dja Wurrung country in the Mount Alexander Shire. The area is renowned for its creativity, history and as host to the Castlemaine State Festival. The shire is a short drive from Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Combined with a wide range of sporting clubs and outdoor recreation opportunities, unique natural environment and historic goldfields, the community offers a rich diverse culture for all to enjoy.

  • Free on-site parking is available to all staff and visitors.
  • Salary Packaging/Salary Sacrificing
  • Fitness Passport is available to all staff members across Dhelkaya Health. You and your family can sign up to unlimited access to more than 120 gyms, pools and fitness facilities on your program!
  • Our Health and Wellbeing program; including access to a Social Worker, Pastoral Care Office, Prevention of Bullying & Harassment Officers, Physiotherapy services, vaccination programs and other health services as required.
  • The Dhelkaya Health Social Club brings staff from all areas of the hospital together in friendly and casual environment, with a variety of events and activities held throughout the year

Dhelkaya Health values diversity and encourages individuals from all cultures and backgrounds to apply.

Further information is available from Lisa Booth (Grade 3 Social Worker) on 0484 113 904

Applications close 4th December 2022

For position descriptions and how to apply click here 

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and compliance with Castlemaine Health Vaccination Policy.

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