Social Worker

Albury campus
Job Details
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Department: Albury Wodonga Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Albury
Reference: VG/AWH/1371254
Closing Date: 23-Dec-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Social Worker - Level 1-2 Position Description - 9 Jan 2017@.doc (Word, 779KB)


Contact: Jason McMartin
0447 365 897

Position Details

Albury Wodonga Health – Albury Campus requires a Social Worker to join our Acute Team as a Social Worker covering all wards at the Albury Base Hospital for a Full time permanent position.

  • Primary responsibilities of this role:
  • Undertake comprehensive and evidence informed psycho social assessments.
  • Provide quality clinical service to for patients referred to the Social Work Service for: crisis intervention, advocacy, and leadership in case management, family intervention and support, therapeutic intervention, comprehensive discharge planning and socio legal issues.
  • Provide all services in a culturally appropriate manner in areas of clinical responsibility.
  • Provide quality supervision, training and delegation for clinical and clinical support duties to AHA's.
  • To ensure evidence based practice protocols are implemented, updated and followed within their clinical area.
  • Adhere to Department of Health and Human Services and AWH procedure to maintain accurate, relevant and current documentation in client records.
  • Provide patient centred care planning within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Participate in the clinical education program for masters and undergraduate Social Work students, AHA students and work experience students.

AWH offers full orientation and training, salary sacrifice and the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team within a growing organisation.

Candidates meeting the following mandatory criteria are encouraged to apply:

Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Health Service Health professionals (State).

Successful applicants will be required to complete appropriate Criminal Record Screening paperwork/processes in order for AWH to meet its obligations regarding screening for serious criminal offences (within and external to Australia).  Applicants unable to commit to this screening process should not submit an application for employment.

Successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory orientation modules using the AWH e-learning system prior to commencing employment.

This is a Category A position.  Successful applicants of Category A positions must provide evidence of vaccination prior to commencement, as well as a valid NSW Working with Children Check.

AWH is unable to support applicants requiring sponsorship

More information

Please refer to the Position Description (see attachments) for more details on this position and required Selection Criteria.

Should you have any questions regarding this position, please contact, Jason McMartin on 0447 365 897.

Apply Now

AWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Apply via this website, go to 'Apply Now' (at bottom of page) to complete the Application Form. Please ensure that each Selection Criteria is addressed. Also ensure you attach a copy of your resume (including names and contact details of two professional referees). Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached; however this is limited to 5 documents of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

NB if you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please email people.workforce@awh.org.au Please note this address is for enquires only and applications cannot be submitted via this email.

Applications not received via the Vic Government Careers system by the closing date will not be accepted.


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