Social Worker Western Health


This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Social Workers and Counsellors to deliver high quality evidence-based services to clients experiencing a diverse range of presenting issues.

We are seeking outstanding candidates to join our Counselling team in a full-time permanent role. Services provided include but are not limited to: counselling, case management, group work and family work and can be provided across the range of WH sites in the local government areas of Melton and Moorabool.

Our Counselling team performs a valuable role within the local community, providing support to those who are most in need. The team is experiencing growth and works collaboratively with other services within the division to provide holistic patient-centred care.

We are offering outstanding opportunities for the right people. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develops your existing skill sets and hopefully some new ones. We can offer you a role that will cement your knowledge and provide you opportunities to grow and broaden your professional portfolio.

To be Successful in this Role, you will:

  • Require a Social Work qualification or equivalent.
  • Be experienced working with clients with a diverse range of presenting issues.
  • Have a strong commitment to evidence-based, patient centred service delivery.
  • Have experience working independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.