Position Details
Reference Number 14127
Position Title Grade 2 Social Worker
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre only
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Allied Health and Nursing
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Allied Health Professionals
Classification From: SC21 - QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR1
Classification To: SC24 - QUAL SOC WKR GR2 YR4
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for a permanent full-time Grade 2 Social Work position now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


The Grade 2 Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of high quality social work services to patients receiving treatment at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Parkville or satellite campuses.


This position will be available from February 19 2018.


Key aspects of the role include:

  • Provision of direct high quality clinical services to patients and families within Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Professional supervision to social work students and less experienced staff
  • Teaching and education
  • Contributing to the development, update and implementation of policies, procedures and protocols as required
  • Participating in the design, delivering and evaluation of relevant programs, quality research and projects in the Social Work Department

Experiences and qualifications required include:

  • Eligibility for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers is mandatory
  • Substantial postgraduate experience in a hospital or health care setting
  • Experience in providing supervision to students and/or less experienced staff members
  • Current Working With Children Check

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Experience in direct clinical work or case management.
Contact Person Gareth Simpson
Contact Number 03 8559 8238
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Wiseman
Alternate Contact Number 8559 5267
Closing Date 19/02/2018
Position Description
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