Job type: Part Time

Salary: $64k - $76k

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Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 1
Remuneration: $32.51 to $38.27 per hour
Hours Per Week: 18
Requisition ID: REQ251466
Closing Date: 29 August 2021
Location: Shoalhaven

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Older Person’s Community Mental Health Team!

What you’ll be doing

Provide a high quality social work service to patients, clients, consumers and their family/carers to ensure the provision of optimal health outcomes consistent with our policies, procedures, standards, relevant legislation and the NSW Health Code of Conduct. This position provides a service to Older Persons Mental Health Units across the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary and permanent part-time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

National Police Checks will be undertaken on successful applicants.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

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Selection Criteria:

  • Social Work degree and eligibility for the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), including the ability to demonstrate a practical application of the AASW Code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a health related field and ability to provide a range of Social Work interventions eg psychosocial assessment, case management ,group work, advocacy and education
  • Experience in the provision of Social Work Services in a health related setting such as mental health adult / older persons.
  • Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of electronic information systems.
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence, with the ability to travel in accordance with position responsibilities.
  • Need more information?
    1) Click here for the Position Description
    2) Find out more about applying for this position
    For role related queries or questions contact Shane Schutz on

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    Deadline: 12-11-2023

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