Position Details
Reference Number 35997
Position Title Senior Social Worker- Family Violence Team
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Senior Social Worker- Family Violence Team

  • Part time (0.5 FTE), Fixed-Term role until  June 30th 2021
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

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/

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au


The Role:

This role will work with a team to implement a whole of hospital response to family violence at the Royal Children’s Hospital, in accordance with the Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence model and the MARAM framework.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  • 7 years’ experience, including experience in paediatric health or a closely related field of practice
  • Knowledge and understanding of the family violence policy and service delivery environment in Victoria

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


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ 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.


Are you ready to join our team? 

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Contact Person Nicola Watt
Contact Number 93456111
Alternate Contact Person Sarah Connolly
Alternate Contact Number 93456111
Closing Date 22/10/2020
Position Description Family Violence Senior Social Worker Grade 3 0.5 FTE- PD June 2020.pdf