Social Worker – New Graduate Metro North Hospital & Health Service


About the role

The Residential Transition Care Program operates seven days a week with opening hours – 0800 hours to 1630 hours including public holidays. Only nursing services are rostered weekends and public holidays.  Further extension of operating hours may occur based on client and hospital and health service need.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Respect – demonstrates interpersonal savvy, manages conflict appropriately, communicates effectively and balances the needs of all stakeholders with utmost respect to all people at all times
  • Teamwork – collaborates effectively, values differences to bring about best use of resources to deliver healthcare services
  • Compassion – is completely client focussed, demonstrates self-awareness and the effects of behaviour on others, deals with or manages ambiguity and complexity, demonstrates resilience in the delivery of services to clients
  • High Performance – cultivates innovation, is action oriented, drives results and supports Metro  North’s vision and purpose to exceed expectations of our patients and stakeholders
  • Integrity – demonstrates sound decision quality, ensures accountability, demonstrates courage in the face of adversity and works effectively / manages complexity to ensure work output and decisions are ethical and invariably of a high standard in accordance with AASW practice standards and with due regard for law.

Benefits when working for Metro North Allied Health

  • Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases
  • Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of 12.75% and access to generous salary packaging
  • Additional entitlements for employees (casual employees excluded) may include sick leave, carer’s leave, long service leave, paid parental leave, leave without pay to travel, professional development allowance and leave
  • 17.5% annual leave loading with up to 27.5% for shift workers
  • Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas
  • Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first. You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here:


Job ad reference number: COH507842. Close date: 01/09/2023.


Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.




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