Social Worker, Extended Hours Team

  • Company:
    Western Sydney Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care

Where you’ll be working

Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of ‘better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond’ and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

Find out what it’s like to work at Blacktown Hospital and why we think you’d love working with us. Some of our staff share their experiences in this short video:

What you’ll be doing

The level 1/2 social work positon is responsible for the provision of comprehensive social work services to patients/carers of Blacktown and Mount Druitt hospitals and the Western Sydney Local Health District.

The Level 1/2 social work clinician is able to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters. They may require direct professional supervision from more senior staff members when performing novel, complex, or critical tasks.

The Level 1/2 social work clinician will assist in the development of policies, procedures, standards and practices. They will be expected to participate in quality improvement activities, departmental committees and may be required to participate in clinical research activities.

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Whilst this position is open to all applicants, it is targeted for Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people. Exemption is claimed under Section 21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977, NSW. Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and greater consideration will be given to suitable Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander applicants, in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. If applying as an Australian Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander, then please include some information about your Aboriginal Australian / Torres Strait Islander identity in the cover letter of your application. If offered an interview, you can expand on this information at the interview itself in response to questions from an Aboriginal panel member.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.