Grade 2 Social Work Oncology/Flex

Grade 2 Social Work Oncology/Flex


Job Position: Grade 2 Social Work Oncology/Flex

Company: Northern Health

Expected salary:

Location: Victoria

Grade 2 Social Work Oncology/Flex Job Details:


Reference Number: 40072: Grade 2 Social Work Oncology/Flex
Employment Type: On Going Full Time (FT)
Location: Northern Health (All Campuses)

About Northern Health:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Northern Health is located in the rapidly growing northern suburbs with projected growth the biggest in the state. With a booming, culturally rich and diverse community, and less than an hour’s drive from the CBD, Melbourne’s North is fast becoming the place to be!

The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and skilled Grade 2 Social Worker to join the team at Northern Health Epping.

This is a Full – Time permanent position, 5 days per week, Tuesday – Saturday.

The role is based on the oncology medical ward two days per week and will require working collaboratively with the full time Grade 2 Social Worker allocated to this ward and the oncology outpatient Social Worker. The remaining three days will require working in a flex capacity on wards and outpatient clinics where the regular Social Worker is on leave or where the demand for Social Work is high.

The Grade 2 Social Worker will provide leadership and ensure high level, evidence-based Social Work services to patients. The worker will need to demonstrate flexibility in order to provide an efficient response to referrals. Social Worker will work closely alongside Allied Health colleagues and the rest of the multi-disciplinary team.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Possess skills to deliver high quality, evidence-based care for patients of the oncology service
  • Provide consultation and work collaboratively with all health professionals
  • Have a thorough working knowledge of community services and programs
  • Demonstrated experience in prioritizing, discharge planning and independently managing complex social situations
  • Have excellent engagement and communication skills.

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you.

Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts.

For further details please refer to the or alternatively, please contact: Anthea Elliott, Acute Social Work Clinical Leader, ph. 0417 303 190 or Joan McEleavy, Senior Social Worker, ph. 0409 643 038

Applications close 8 January 2024

Why work at the Northern Health?

We offer a range of benefits to support and reward staff both personally and professionally, which includes:

  • Health and Wellbeing programs, including our ‘Thrive’ program
  • Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support
  • An inclusive and culturally safe space
  • State of the art facilities and campus partnerships
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development through our ‘Learning Labs’
  • Access to salary packaging, EAP and our online library

For a glimpse of life at NH, click

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.

All employees of Northern Health must comply with the health service’s Staff Health / Workforce Immunisation procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Departmental directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated for various diseases such as, but not limited to influenza and Covid-19.

How to Apply?

If you believe you’re a great fit for the role of Grade 2 Social Work Oncology/Flex Apply Now!

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