Social Worker

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Department: Central Gippsland Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/1326340
Closing Date: 04-May-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Grade 2 Social Work.docx (Word, 61KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kristen Millar
5143 8571

Position Details

SOCIAL WORKER GRADE 2 (or other suitable experienced applicants)

Full Time position

Available until June 2019 with a likelihood of extension


An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player with a passion for working with vulnerable families in a fast paced diverse role. We are seeking a suitably experienced colleague to join us in delivering person-centred, coordinated care, with a focus on vulnerable families, pregnancy and post-natal care needs. The successful applicant will work in a team environment to help coordinate care to achieve positive outcomes for families and children. In this position you will work in a range of settings, including community clients and supporting social work staff in other areas, with the main focus being on the acute setting.

There is some flexibility with working hours, if required. Job share positions will also be considered.


Central Gippsland Health offer excellent terms and conditions including salary packaging. Assistance with relocation may be available.


Qualifications/Required Experience/Other

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work or other relevant qualification
  • Experience in working with vulnerable families and children
  • Proven and significant clinical experience
  • Experience in a hospital setting (desired)
  • Clear Police Check/ Working with children's Check
  • Current Driver's licence


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter outlining suitability for the role (separate to key selection criteria)
  • Statement addressing all the 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 the telephone number of two (2) relevant referees

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