From helping people navigate the health system, to getting them through their toughest times, no two days are ever the same.
Our team uses the latest evidence-based research to advocate and provide care for patients, consumers and clients with a range of psychosocial, trauma and health related issues across multiple settings. This includes counselling patients, clients and consumers, their families and significant others linking them with resources, care planning and ensuring their social, emotional and cultural needs are met.
Being a part of Victoria’s largest health service means working with people from birth to end of life, from a range of backgrounds across multiple settings. This diversity means that there are unparalleled opportunities for social workers at Monash Health to grow their careers, and specialise in areas of work that align with their interests and expertise.
With a supportive cohort of over 300, sites across south-east Melbourne and flexible work arrangements, as a Social Worker at Monash Health, you can fit your career with your lifestyle.
Social workers at Monash Health working in acute hospital-based care, work with other health professionals to support patients, their families and carers, to navigate their medical situation and the hospital system.
This work includes, but is not limited to:
Monash Health social workers in subacute hospital-based care, work with patients, families and carers at Casey and Kingston Hospitals from varying ages, and social and cultural backgrounds.
This includes, but is not limited to:
Various roles are offered for Monash Health social workers in the community, this includes within our community campuses, in clients’ homes and at other community venues.
Work for social workers in the community includes:
For social workers specialising in Mental Health, there are a range of opportunities available at Monash Health in both inpatient and community settings.
This includes but is not limited to:
There are many opportunities at both Monash Children’s Hospital and in the community for social workers who specialise in working with children.
David Sharp discusses his experience as a social worker at Monash Health in the Aged Care Assessment service.
Tom Clifton works in an acute setting at Monash Medical Centre in a Grade 1 role. Back in 2022, he shared his experiences in our Allied Health Early Graduate Program.
If you need help with your application or have any questions about what opportunities are available with a Social Work career at Monash Health, we’d love to chat with you.
Speak with Jacinta Re, Head of Social Work and Spiritual Care at Monash Health.
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We’re one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing health services, and we provide safe, high-quality care across the entire lifespan.
With close ties to leading universities, Monash Health is a hub for research and academic excellence where internationally recognised studies are translated to clinical improvements.
We’re committed to being a fair, equitable and non-discriminatory workplace that maximises the talent, potential and contribution of all employees.
Regardless of what stage your career is, there is choice and encouragement to pursue a career path that best suits you.
At Monash Health, we care deeply about the community we serve and about one another.
When you join our team, you’ll be supported with a healthy, balanced lifestyle and a range of employee benefits and salary packaging options to best suit you.
Every year, we provide over 3 million episodes of care to our community in south-eastern metropolitan Melbourne and rural Victoria from over 40 locations, via telehealth, and in communities and homes.
Melbourne is one of the most livable cities in the world, with the serene beaches of the Mornington Peninsula and rolling hills of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges all within an hour’s reach.