Social Worker Level 3 - Renal - Manning Base Hospital

Location: Manning Base Hospital, Taree
Salary: $102,500 - $105,932 pro rata
Closing Date: 1 December 2021

Are you looking for a permanent position that offers genuine career development in a supportive, dynamic environment? Don't miss this opportunity!! Although this is a Level 3 position we thoroughly encourage Level 1/2 Social Workers to apply. We have an excellent, permanent opportunity for a passionate, driven Social Worker to provide high quality clinical services and leadership, as part of the multidisciplinary team, for patients and their families/carers within the Lower Mid North Coast Sector.

We are looking for someone who is committed to improving outcomes for patients, their family/carers as they adjust to the various changes that Kidney diseases brings, and assist patients to maintain quality of life. You will be courageous, resilient and motivated in regards to advocating for the needs of patients and their families through the hospital journey.

What can this opportunity and our hospital offer you?
The position is responsible for the overall Social Work service provision to the Renal services, and other areas of the Manning Hospital 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.

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 in Nephrology Social Work. 

Why for HNE?
As a recognised leader in the healthcare industry, Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge. Being the largest employer in the region we can offer many benefits including salary packaging options, educational opportunities, Fitness passport, Employee Assistant Programs and support from a broad network of health professionals. With CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment your professional life is provided every opportunity to succeed and develop in your chosen profession. Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits.

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Contact Officer: Jamil Ahmad

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