Hospital Social Worker

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 750 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/SWWW130918
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2018.pdf (PDF, 124KB)

100918 Social Worker.doc (Word, 305KB)

Contact: Fiona Clark
(03) 5485 5800

Position Details


PERMANENT PART TIME POSITION - (40 hours per fortnight)

Applications are sought from suitably qualified General Dentists to join our well-equipped four chair Dental Service.

The Social Services Department at Echuca Regional Health is expanding due to additional growth funding. This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team which values an integrated approach to care to support positive outcomes for our community. 

Echuca Regional Health (ERH) is an integrated health care service providing a range of primary care and community services as well acute inpatient, rehabilitation and aged residential care services. 

The Social Services Department is seeking to recruit. 

Positions exist within the Counselling and Acute Hospital Social Work programs streams

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team which values an integrated approach to care to support positive outcomes for our community. 

Social Work or equivalent qualifications in health or welfare  are mandatory. Enquiries should be directed to Fiona Clark, Manager Social Services on 03 5485 5800 or  

All applications must address the key selection criteria and include three professional referees. This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check prior to formal appointment. 

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.

Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria.

All applicants are encouraged to apply online on  Position descriptions available on-line or contact Fiona Clark. If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance. 

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286.

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Fiona Clark, on: (03)  54855800     

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Applications close midnight on 27 September 2018

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