Social Worker DPV Health Limited


DPV Health is a leading healthcare services provider operating out of Melbourne’s northern growth corridor. Our professional staff deliver a wide variety of clinical, community health and wellbeing services.

At DPV Health, we pride ourselves on being inclusive, and actively embrace and celebrate the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about supporting people to lead happy, healthy lives. We are dedicated to working with people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, people with a disability and people from migrant or refugee backgrounds.  DPV Health is a Child Safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. We are proud to be a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation; dedicated to the continued support for our LGBTIQ+ community. 


A little about the role

The position sits within the Mental Health, Family Violence & Community Outreach Directorate.

The role has the overall responsibility for: Working within a team to ensure evidence-based practice is provided to clients and babies. 

The role involves providing assessment, care coordination, education to clients, and supporting self-management approaches to clients with a range of presentations during pregnancy and in the immediate post birth period.  The role also assists with onward referral and identification of equipment needs.   

About you

  • You have successfully completed a Degree of Social Work and are eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years practice.
  • You have demonstrated experience in working with vulnerable clients from diverse backgrounds in a service delivering perinatal care, or in a community setting.
  • You have well-developed clinical skills and demonstrated ability to support a coordinated approach by working with a range of stakeholders to improve health outcomes as agreed with client, families, and other stakeholders.
  • You have knowledge and experience in the areas of the prevention of family violence, and in child protection.


The DPV Health Way

The health and wellbeing of our people is at the core of our employee and client experience. All perks are curated with care, allowing you to thrive at work and in all personal and professional pursuits. Knowledge sharing, ongoing learning and development, engagement and recognition are key pillars in our culture and values.

  • Work-Life Balance: We are well equipped to support a hybrid approach to the future of work. We understand that work-life balance is important and accommodate flexibility for team members wherever possible. Flexible, family-friendly working arrangements and remote work – just ask us!
  • Health and Wellbeing: We promote health and wellbeing for our people, just like we would for the communities we serve. We provide discounted fitness and health insurance memberships free, on-site vaccinations, and confidential counselling services, just to name a few.
  • Professional Development – with access to modern, digital eLearning you’ll have flexibility of course timing with access to shorter, more customized content. Accompanied by face- to- face training, your continual professional development is always top of our priority list. 
  • Salary Packaging – part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, saving thousands in tax each year!


The fine print

  • Applications will close on 28/11/22.
  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), an international residency statutory declaration and hold a valid employment WWCC and NDIS Clearance Check.  
  • Full driver licence and travel between sites required.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (COVID-19) and adhere to the Public Health Order regarding vaccination in healthcare facilities.

If you would like more information about this role, please contact Kath Mizzi (Senior Social Worker) on [email protected] 

For a copy of the Position Description please email [email protected]

If you are seeking a role in an excellent, innovative, and supportive team, in a progressive and growing organisation, we would love to hear from you. Click Apply today!

DPV Health is committed to Equal Opportunity, ethical practice and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion.

We’re proud to be Circle Back Initiative Employer and we commit to respond to every applicant. While we’re reviewing your application, get to know us by visiting our website and on social media to #DiscoverDPVHealth.




DPV Health Limited

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