Paediatric Social Worker – Level 1/2

  • Company:
    Hunter New England Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

<div style="font-size:10pt"> <p style="font-family:Arial"><strong>Employment Type</strong>:&nbsp;Temporary&nbsp;Part Time until September 2021<br /> <strong>Position Classification</strong>:&nbsp;Social Worker Level 1/2<br /> <strong>Remuneration</strong>:&nbsp;$32.41 – $46.96 per hour<br /> <strong>Hours Per Week</strong>:&nbsp;20<br /> <strong>Requisition ID</strong>:&nbsp;REQ186356<br /> <strong>Location</strong>: Tamworth Community Health Service&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial; text-align:center"><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>Paediatric Social Worker – Level 1/2&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">The Paediatric Social Worker is based&nbsp;within the Child and Family Allied Health Team at Tamworth Community Health Service. You&nbsp;will be supported by a fulltime Level 3 Paediatric Social Worker and work alongside other professionals within the Child and Family Allied Health Team including but not exclusive to Aboriginal Health Workers, Speech Pathologists&nbsp;and Physiotherapists. You will provide coverage of inpatient wards at Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital&rsquo;s (TRRH) Maternity, Children&rsquo;s and Special Care Nursery&nbsp;and Outpatient responsibilities including parenting group work.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">You will have the ability to work independently, and have&nbsp;strong communication and problem solving skills and work with a holistic trauma informed and child protection lens. &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family:Arial">The Tamworth 60,000 strong community is very welcoming. As a sporting and recreational hub with over 150 sporting groups in the area, and numerous parks, gardens, reserves, lookouts, swimming pools and skate parks. Backed up with a strong coffee culture, foodies heaven and surrounded by small villages perfect to explore on a day trip.</p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:12px"><strong>This is a targeted Aboriginal Position. Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal descent. Exemption is claimed under S21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. For information on Confirmation of Aboriginality Requirements click <span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">here</a></u></span>.</strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:12px"><strong>In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal applicants will be considered.</strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:12px"><strong>To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia. </strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:12px"><strong>If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.</strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:12px"><strong>An eligibility list will be created for future temporary part time vacancies. </strong></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><em><span style="background-color:white"><span><span style="color:black">Working with HNE Health you will have access to a number of&nbsp;<span style="color:#0563c1"><u style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="color:black"><span style="text-decoration:none"><span style="text-underline:none"><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">benefits</a></span></span></span></u></span>&nbsp;such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.</span></span></span></em></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span><strong><span style="font-size:9.0pt"><span>Connect with us on <a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">Facebook</a> and <a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline">LinkedIn</a>!</span></span></strong></span></span></p> <p style="font-family:Arial">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="" target="_blank">Position Description</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Jodie Peace on [email protected]<br /> <br /> <strong>Applications Close: 06 October 2020</strong></p> </div> <p style="font-family:Arial">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>