Position Details
Reference Number 20522
Position Title Social Worker - Agnes Unit
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH)
Hours per fortnight 40.00
Position Summary

The Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) Mental Health Service is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across ten sites and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people, and older persons. Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.


Latrobe Regional Hospital is seeking an experienced Grade 3 Social Worker in the parent and infant, Agnes unit.


Agnes Unit is a five family residential unit open from Monday-Friday. We provide therapeutic support to new parents and their infants up to 12 months of age. The unit supports interventions that may be required for adjustment to parenting, emotional or attachment issues. This can include couples issues, difficulty with bonding, sleep, settling or feeding of infant issues.


Please review the Latrobe Regional Hospital Mother Baby Unit Philosophy document with the position description for an overview of the model used on the unit. 


Applicants need to have experience working with vulnerable families and be a leader in our therapeutic program.


For further information contact Christine Hoyne, Nurse Unit Manager on telephone (03) 5173 8573.


The successful applicant will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 


Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful appointment will be based on merit and satisfactorily passing a Police Check and Working With Children’s Check. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to assist on (03) 5173 8831 or kooriliaison@lrh.com.au

Contact Person Christine Hoyne
Contact Number 51738573
Contact Email christine.hoyne@lrh.com.au
Alternate Contact Person Sebastiano Romano
Alternate Contact Number 51738545
Closing Date 27/11/2017
Position Description
LRH MBU philosophy 2014.pdf Open
Social Worker Grade 3 - MBU - November 2017.pdf Open