Social Worker

Location: Cairns, QLD

Active Performance provides an inclusive, family environment, we value our employees. This role is based in Cairns with opportunity for remote work trips throughout FNQ, Cape York and East Arnhem Land. Great locally owned business with an enviable reputation.


Active Performance provides creative, holistic and culturally sensitive Allied Health services throughout Far North Queensland and the Northern Territory, including a number of rural and remote indigenous communities. Our team of therapists bring Integrity, Care and Innovation to our work in pursuit of our mission to empower our clients to lead healthier and happier lives. We pride ourselves on removing barriers, striving for equality and embracing diversity while delivering the highest quality care. Active Performance acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of this country as well as their connection to culture, land and community. We respect the traditional culture of the communities we serve.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:
• Regular clinical supervision, professional development and support as required
• Opportunities for in-house and external professional development
• Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Experience with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in remote Queensland
• Exposure to a range of clients within indigenous health, private practice and occupational health
• Opportunity to travel to rural and remote communities throughout FNQ, Cape York and East Arnhem Land
Suitable applicants must:
• Be able to work independently
• Enjoy working collaboratively within a team and with external stakeholders
• Enjoy working with a wide range of clients from diverse backgrounds
• Have a positive mindset, be adaptable and eager to deliver Allied Health services in a wide variety of settings
• Have a client centered approach that is both professional and empathetic
Essential requirements:
• Bachelor degree or equivalent in Social Work
• Current Drivers Licence
• Current police record check and blue card or ability to obtain
• Current registration with AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers)
• Proven working experience as a Social Worker
• Confident in using different forms of technology such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Ability to think laterally and adapt assessment and treatment to suit remote localities with potentially limited resources
• NDIS experience in providing individualised care and wellbeing management plans to assist clients to reach their health goals.
Email your current resume and a short cover letter about yourself, and why you’d be perfect for this position to Applications open until filled.
We are looking forward to meeting you!
For further information regarding this position please contact Nick Kenny on 0427 547 918