Position Details
Reference Number 36062
Position Title Social Worker Grade 1
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Social Worker Grade 1

  • Full time, fixed term to March 2021
  • Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite parking

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

The Social Worker will provide Social Work assessment and intervention to patients of the RCH and their families, working closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team. The role may also provide supervision to another Social Worker, and involves participation in the on-call roster.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Eligibility for membership of AASW and meet AASW CPE accreditation standards
  • Clinical experience recognised in closely related field of practice
  • Demonstrated capacity to respond to vulnerable children, trauma and bereavement
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and effectively articulate the social work role
  • A strong understanding of community resources and legislation relevant to children and families
  • A current driver's licence


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Kate Nield
Contact Number 93456111
Alternate Contact Person Sarah Connolly
Alternate Contact Number 93456111
Closing Date 22/10/2020
Position Description Grade 1 - Social Worker PD_Oct20.pdf