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Graduate Social Workers - Mental Health

Monash Health

About our Mental Health Program at Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities. The Mental Health Program serves consumers their families and carers across the south-eastern metropolitan region with bed-based, community and rehabilitation programs.

About The Role

We are excited to announce five new graduate social work positions within the Mental Health Program. The positions are full-time for 12 months and incorporate two rotations to build your skills in delivering social work services in mental health. Graduates will have opportunity to learn in child and youth or adult and aged settings. An established training package will support graduates' learning progression, and skills will be further developed through supervision, mentorship and a dedicated social work clinical educator.

About You

You have an authentic desire to improve the lives of people with mental health difficulties. You are a keen and curious learner, truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidenced based care to all consumers, carers and families. You are a team player who seeks opportunities to learn from consumers, carers and families, the lived experience and clinical workforce. You seek a career with meaning and purpose to grow as a health professional.

You are:

  • excited to begin and develop your social work career in mental health care
  • enthusiastic, compassionate and collaborative
  • dedicated to safe best practice and quality care
  • committed to delivering patient centred and family centred care

What You Need:

  • An Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) accredited Bachelor degree or entry level Master degree of Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of AASW.
  • Written evidence of eligibility for AASW membership for overseas qualifications is required
  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • a robust supervision, mentorship and development program
  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills and knowledge base
  • career guidance and opportunities to further your career in mental health care on completion of the new graduate program
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite discounted staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only by clicking Apply Now. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org using the subject line: Graduate Social Worker- Mental Health enquiry via EthicalJobs

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application. The only evidence which is acceptable is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement, which can be accessed via myGov. Please note that a copy of your Digital Certificate is not acceptable evidence.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

To view the full position description and to apply now, click HERE!

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