Social Work Manager

Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury/Wodonga
Reference: VG/2017100317_01
Closing Date: 26-Mar-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Allied Health Discipline Manager Position Description - Review Sept 2016.pdf (PDF, 299KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Karyn O'Loughlin - Dir Allied Health & Community
0428 489 758

Position Details

Social Work Manager

Fixed term full-time


Albury Wodonga Health requires an experienced Social Worker to manage the social work team across the acute and community services.

The Social Work Manager is responsible for the clinical performance, support and education of Social Work staff, Undergraduate and Post graduate students working within all clinical streams at Albury Wodonga Health.

The position is also tasked with the implementation of an integrated clinical governance strategy for all Social Work staff with Albury Wodonga Health, as well as the financial, staffing & resource allocation across all admitted services for AWH.


 Candidates meeting the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Registered Social Worker with AHPRA and eligibility or membership with the Social Work Association with at least five years clinical experience as a Social Worker;
  • Demonstrated management experience in a large health service/hospital;
  • A strong record of providing clinical and operational leadership within a complex health service;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills.


Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with Victorian Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement.

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position:  Successful applicants must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement.


AWH is not able to support applicants requiring sponsorship.


More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.

Should you have any questions regarding this position please contact Karyn O’Loughlin, Director Allied Health and Community Serviceson 0428 489 758.

Apply Now

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

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Applications not received via the Vic Gov Careers website and by the closing date with not be accepted.

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