Senior Social Worker

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Senior Social Worker

Job Description

  • Permanent contracts
  • Supportive and welcoming team
  • Salary packaging benefits

Welcome to St John of God Health Care
St John of God Health Care is one of the largest Catholic providers of health care services in Australia. We operate 24 facilities comprising more than 3,400 hospital beds in Australia, as well as home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

The Position

St John of God Subiaco Hospital is a world-class 578 bed private hospital offering the highest quality medical and surgical care in a warm and welcoming environment.

We currently have opportunities for experienced Senior Social Workers to our team. You will be responsible for the delivery of professional and effective social work services to patients, their families and carers, by offering a wide range of support, referral options and access to suitable community programs.

We currently have 1.2 FTE available, this can be offered as 1 FTE (38 hrs per week) and 0.2 FTE (7.6 hrs) on a Friday or as a 0.8/0.4 (30.4 hrs/15.2 hrs per week) FTE. Please detail your preference in your application.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Tertiary qualification in Social Work and eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Work.
  • Demonstrated senior clinical experience and leadership in a specialised area of clinical practice within a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrable ability to undertake professional supervision and/or mentor junior staff and to promote professional competence and growth in staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop evidence based, innovative clinical practices and initiation of quality improvement activities.

The Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discounted Hospital and Medical Services
  • Flexible work options

* All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description) *

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in our care and proactively take measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.

For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact Charlene Grosse, Manager Allied Health on (08) 9382 6070/0404 859 556

To apply please visit our careers page searching job # 11194

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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