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Social Worker (Grade 3)

St Vincent's Hospital

  • Permanent Part-time Role working Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Position located primarily at the Fitzroy site, however clinicians may be required to work across other sites within the Health Independence Program, and may be required to travel for regional clinics within Victoria
  • Services may be delivered in a group or individual setting.
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Friendly and dynamic team

About the Role

Your role will be to provide high quality Social Work assessment and management for clients referred to Polio Services Victoria. Additionally, your role will include:

  • Collaborative work with the multidisciplinary team members, referring professionals, community professionals and other key stakeholders within a flexible, multidisciplinary structure.
  • Provide ongoing education and advice to clients and health professionals in regards to the psychosocial management of people with a history of contracting polio.


  • Provide clinical leadership in Social Work practice for PSV
  • Drive best practice based on evidence and demonstrated outcomes
  • Delivery of accountable, client focused, high quality social work services such as; assessment, care planning, referral management, reviews, counselling and carer support to all clients within your caseload
  • Delivery of groups with clients in collaboration with team members.
  • Contribute to service and stream development
  • Lead at least one quality activity within PSV

Classifications for this position will range from SC31 - SC34 ($96,205 - $109,917 per annum)

Your Contribution

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ post-graduate experience
  • Eligibility for membership of relevant discipline association
  • Knowledge and experience regarding the delivery of services within the disability sector
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills that incorporate the qualities of excellent communication and leadership
  • Current National criminal history check, or willing to obtain

What we offer

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
  • Staff Health Centre
  • CBD Location, close to Public Transport and close to lots of car parks
  • Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
  • Career development & advancement encouraged
  • Culture of continuous improvement
  • Flexible working arrangements including

About Polio Services Victoria

Polio Services Victoria (PSV) is a state-wide specialist allied health and medical service for adults with a history of polio who reside in Victoria. The key aim of PSV is to assist clients with managing the effects of the lifelong effects of polio. PSV is part of the Health Independence Program (HIP). The intent of HIP is to deliver improved outcomes for clients and to support hospital demand management and flow, through delivering integrated and coordinated care to clients across the hospital and community interface, reducing duplication and fragmentation of services and ensuring client centred care planning.

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

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Allied HealthSt Vincent's Hospital
Location Melbourne
Job Reference Number JR121353
Classification Allied Health
Sub Classification Allied Health Assistant
Job Type Permanent/Part-Time
Estimated Salary Package Not Applicable
Closing Date 19-01-2022

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