Social Worker - Grade 1 or 2

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Department: Central Gippsland Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/1306741
Closing Date: 01-Dec-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Grade 1 Social Work Nov 2017.docx (Word, 59KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - Grade 2 Social Work Nov 2017.docx (Word, 61KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kristen Millar
5143 8571

Position Details

Social Worker

Permanent Position 1.0 EFT

Grade 1 or 2 position available – workload dependant on experience of applicant

An exciting opportunity exists to be a part of a very supportive and enthusiastic team. The position presents an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment that requires a team-orientated and enthusiastic Social Worker to work in a variety of settings across Central Gippsland Health.

In this position you will work within a care coordination framework to manage the delivery of relevant acute, clinical and rehabilitation services in the range of settings – including inpatient, centre based and at residential aged care facilities.

The salary will be negotiated dependent on the level of previous experience of the successful applicant.

Qualifications/Required Experience/Other


  • Degree qualification in Social Work
  • Eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Current Victorian Driver Licence
  • Current clear Police Check and Working with Children Check
  • Competent in basic Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel


  • Experience in an acute hospital setting
  • Proven student and staff/personnel supervision experience especially in the social work field
  • Experience in completing quality improvement projects and processes


The selection criteria of either the Grade 1 OR Grade 2 position description should be addressed based on the level of experience of the applicant

Applications must include:

  • Cover letter outlining suitability for the role (separate to key selection criteria)
  • Statement addressing all Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description including
    • Qualifications
    • Required experience/other including both essential and desirable
    • At least three Leadership Capabilities as outlined in the position description
    • At least one Technical Capabilities as outlined in the position description
  • Current resume detailing previous experience and the names and telephone numbers of two (2) relevant referees


For further information please contact Kristen Millar (Social Health Manager) on 5143 8571 or

Closing Date: 17th of November 

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