Social Worker Grade 2

Full-time position, part-time hours are negotiable

Edenhope Hospital is seeking an enthusiastic Social Worker to be a part of our Primary Health team, reporting to the Primary Health Manager. Excellent clinical skills, effective communication and collaboration are essential for this position.

Reporting to the Primary Health Manager, the Social Worker will be responsible for:

  • Assisting patients and their families cope with the effects of illness grief and loss, trauma and difficult life events
  • Liaising with inpatient and primary care staff as a specialist counsellor to identify and meet the needs of the local community
  • Providing social work services to individuals, families and groups in both inpatient and outpatient settings

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse supportive environment focused on providing quality, person-centred care, health promotion and community development activities.

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How to Apply

All positions at EDMH have developed Position Descriptions which describe the requirements for the position and the Selection Criteria for finding the right person. When positions are advertised we expect applicants to:

  • Send a covering letter (no more than 1-1½  pages)
  • Write a paragraph or two about how their knowledge, skills and experience relate to each of the Selection Criteria. Give examples from your previous work that demonstrate this.
  • Include an up to date Resume (Curriculum Vitae, CV)
  • Include contact details for three professional referees

Applications can be emailed to the contact address in the advertisement

OR posted to:

Recruitment Officer
Edenhope & District Memorial Hospital
PO Box 75
EDENHOPE     VIC     3318

All applications should reach us by the closing date and time to be considered.

If you have any questions about the process then please phone or email the contact person, listed in the advertisement, for clarification.