Senior Social Worker - Level 3

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Senior Social Worker - Level 3

Job Description

About Northern Beaches Hospital
Northern Beaches Hospital provides world-class, Level 5 delineation services for both public and private patients. The hospital features 486 beds, 50-bed Emergency Department, 20-bed general and cardiothoracic ICU, 14 state-of-the-art theatres including cardiac catheter labs, world-class education centre, doctors lounge and excellent staff facilities including café and car parking 
From cardiothoracic surgery and neurosurgery to luxury maternity and excellent emergency care, Northern Beaches Hospital has a wide range of services that can help you build a healthcare career in your chosen field. 
We are proud to be home to some of Australia’s leading clinical specialists and a training ground for the clinicians of the future.  The Northern Beaches Clinical School is an innovative partnership with the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences at Macquarie University. NBH also has partnerships with other tertiary education institutions including well-respected nursing schools.   
Northern Beaches Hospital offers staff opportunities to gain unique experience in a growing teaching hospital. Our culture is young, friendly and open to ideas. 

About the Role
An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Level 3 Social Worker – Critical Care to join the Social Work Department at Northern Beaches Hospital on a full time basis. 
You will be responsible for providing a high standard of clinical care, work in partnership with Medical Officers and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide assessment and evidence based treatment. 
You will be expected to participate in our social work weekend on-call roster.

Selection Criteria:
•    Degree in Social Work and eligibility to the AASW 
•    4 years minimum experience working as a qualified social worker 
•    Demonstrated experience working in an Acute Care Facility 
•    Extensive clinical experience in the areas of ED, ICU & CCU
•    Demonstrated experience providing supervision 
•    Highly developed social work assessment and counselling skills 
•    Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
•    Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
•    Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage workload demands, meet deadlines and complete activities within scope of practice

Employee Benefits:
Our OneHealthscope rewards program gives you access to a range of wellness benefits, discounted Healthscope services for you and your family, salary packaging and more as well as discounted onsite parking at Northern Beaches Hospital and access to Fitness Passport!

•    Wellness benefits including a wide offering of holistic support through our Employee Assistance Program and free services including medical examination of employees and discounted Healthscope services for permanent Healthscope employees and immediate family members.

•    Our OneHealthscope rewards program offers national deals and discounts for travel, health insurance and banking offers.

•    Variety of leave options

•    Salary packaging that includes additional superannuation, Novated motor vehicle lease and Airline/Club membership

Applications close: 27 August 2022
Further Information: Michelle Watson, Social Work Manager,  ph 9105 5068, or visit our website @ 

Please apply online and include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria as outlined, CV, and 2 current work-related referees. 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and a NSW Working with Children’s Check, prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity and vaccination certificates to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

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