Senior Social Worker Level 3 – Generalist 

Location: Manning Base Hospital Taree
Salary: $102,500 - $105,932 pro rata
Closing Date: 02 December 2021

This is a great, permanent opportunity for a dedicated professional to apply their excellent leadership and social work skills in this pivotal role to provide high quality clinical services and leadership, as part of the multidisciplinary team, for patients and their families/carers at Lower Mid North Coast Sector! Although this is a Level 3 position we thoroughly encourage Level 1/2 Social Workers to apply. 

About you:
Our ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys working within a multidisciplinary team environment and contribute to the social work perspective in the multidisciplinary response, ensuring that patients are supported through the health system and beyond their discharge from the hospital. You will be courageous, resilient and motivated and will have a strong commitment to improving outcomes for patients, their family/carers as they adjust to the various changes that hospitalisation can bring, and assist patients to maintain quality of life. 

What you'll be doing:
The position will see you responsible for the overall Social Work service provision to patients of at Manning Base Hospital and other areas, as required.  You will join a supportive team of Social Workers who work together to provide direct support services to patients, families and carers, and to assist patients and their families/carers with the impact of illness and treatment. In this role you will be well supported by various experienced professionals and will be provided with a comprehensive orientation, training, clinical supervision and peer support.

What can we offer you?
Manning Base Hospital prides itself on growing their own and this position can provide you with many opportunities to develop your Social Work career. Some of the support and opportunities this position can provide include:

  • Supported and encouraged to develop and apply creative strategies and solutions to complex patient presentations in line with the AASW Scope of Practice of Hospital Social Work and Social Work Dept. clinical priorities. 
  • Opportunities for post graduate education will be looked at favourably
  • Relocation support may be available via Salary Packaging
  • If a Level 1/2 Social Worker is successful a professional development plan will be put in place to will work towards meeting the criteria for Level 3 position including annual performance development review, monthly rounding’s with line manager, formal clinical supervision and relevant training, education and professional networking.

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Contact Officer : Jamil Ahmad

Contact email address: Jamil.Ahmad@health.nsw.gov.au