Allied Health
210000RG Requisition #

Social Worker – Grade 2

  • Permanent Full-Time Role
  • Healthscope - The Melbourne Clinic, Richmond
  • Mental Health
  • Working collaboratively in a team environment

Healthscope - The Melbourne Clinic

The Melbourne Clinic based in Richmond, Victoria is Australia’s largest private mental health service, providing a range of services including inpatient and day programs and an outreach program that are tailored to meet the needs of people with a range of mental health conditions.

Programs include:

  • Living Well Program (General Inpatient Program)
  • Emotion Management Program (EMP)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Program
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Program
  • Young Adults Emotion Management Program (YAEMP)
  • Professorial Mood Disorders Unit (associated with The University of Melbourne)
  • Older Persons’ Psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders Program
  • Drug and Alcohol Detoxification and Rehabilitation Program
  • Intensive Psychiatric Care Program
  • Community Outreach Program to support people in the community
  • A wide range of Day Programs are also available to support people in the community.

The Melbourne Clinic is an inclusive and diverse workplace.  Welcoming of all patient’s staff and visitors, regardless of ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity or sexuality. We are committed to providing our staff with a structured induction and orientation, and opportunities for ongoing training and professional development. We value individuality and embrace people with differing experiences, knowledge and skills with the intention of building a thriving, professional working environment that is both nurturing and a safe.

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Grade 2 Social Worker with passion for excellence in customer service delivery to join our team at The Melbourne Clinic. The position is responsible for providing a high standard of group and individual therapy to patients across our range of programs.

As a member of our team your responsibilities will include:

  • Working independently as part of the healthcare team
  • Adhere to Healthscope’s and The Melbourne Clinics policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement, occupational health and safety
  • The Grade 2 Social Worker may also be required to provide clinical supervision to students

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Social Work
  • Eligibility or membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Well-developed communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisation, time management and self-management skills
  • Ability to work within and provide leadership within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proven social work skills in an acute mental health setting
  • Experience in group therapy facilitation
  • Commitment to ongoing education and the provision of evidence based practice
  • Current Working with Children Check

Applications close: 28h April 2021

For further enquiries: David Nayler, Chief Social Worker, Ph.: 0433769389 or Email: David.Nayler@healthscope.com.au

To Apply: Please click on the 'Apply' button to be taken to our online application form. Please include a cover letter and a CV along with the contact details of 2 professional referees.



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