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Job Description

Social Worker

  • Casual opportunity available!
  • Access employee benefits and discounts
  • Contribute to and immerse yourself in Joondalup’s unique and caring spirit

About the Role

An exciting opportunity is available to become an integral member of our team as a Social Worker. Passionate about providing the best quality care for patients, our supportive team of professionals provides a range of services to assist patients and their families with the emotional and practical impacts of illness, injury and hospitalisation.

 In the role, you will be responsible for providing social work services to an allocated caseload of clients in liaison with medical, nursing, allied health and other health care providers. This may involve, but is not limited to: 

  • Psychosocial assessments, risk assessments and inter-agency collaboration for future care planning and discharge planning
  • Provision of advocacy and supports for patients, carers and families
  • Brief intervention counselling around adjustment to disease and disability, loss, grief and bereavement
  • Consultation and intervention for child abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence cases

About You

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor of Social Work (or equivalent)
  • Eligible for full membership of Australian Association of Social Workers
  • Demonstrated ability to utilise a variety of social work interventions
  • Demonstrated experience in medical social work practice
  • Knowledge of community resources services to meet client needs
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team and independently as required
  • Willingness to uphold the Ramsay Way core values

 Flexibility to work across a seven-day roster is essential for this role.


On offer is a base hourly rate ranging from;

$35.76 - $52.53 + superannuation based on experience level and qualifications, exclusive of penalties or allowances (WA HSU P1.1 – P1.6).

Why Joondalup Health Campus?

Joondalup Health Campus is the largest health care facility in Perth’s northern suburbs, providing 24-hour acute care from an integrated public and private campus.

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 72 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

Benefits of working with us include;

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more

Application Requirements

To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a current (12 months or less) National Police Check, Working With Children Check and proof of immunity to infectious diseases.  

For enquiries, please contact:

Tracey Negus, Manager Social Work Services

Applications can be forwarded here
Close Date: Thursday 15th April 2021 at 11:55pm.

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