Social Worker – Senior (Maternity & Paediatric Services) (Bundaberg), Queensland Health

  • Company:
    Queensland Goverment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Social Care


Social Worker – Senior (Maternity & Paediatric Services) (Bundaberg)

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( ))
Social Work Department, Bundaberg Hospital

An exciting opportunity is currently available for an experienced Social Worker – Senior (Maternity & Paediatric Services) to join the Social Work Department at the Bundaberg Hospital within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. The Wide Bay area is arguably one of the most beautiful regions of Queensland. The Health Service stretches from Agnes Water in the North to Maryborough in the South and provides acute care services to a population of over 200,000 residents including several rural communities.

Take a chance, progress your career and discover all that the Wide Bay has to offer.

Your opportunity:

  • This position is a Senior Social Worker responsible for the providing high level Social Work services including Maternity and Paediatric services at Bundaberg Hospital. Clinical work undertaken will be of a complex nature and duties will be performed with a high degree of independence. The role will include but is not limited to: Domestic Violence issue;Unexpected patient outcomes (including psychological first aid);Bereavement services;Child protection issues; andFamilies in need of support
  • Prior to being made an offer of employment, you will be required to demonstrate immunity to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases ( )(VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), and Pertussis (whooping cough).

    From 9th December 2019 all new employees will be required to be assessed for their risk of Tuberculosis (TB). For further information regarding TB please visit Queensland Health website: Tuberculosis ( )

    Find out more in the Role Description .

    Our offer:

    You will receive a competitive remuneration package value up to $134,445 p.a., comprising salary between $109,505 – $117,835 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP4) (Permanent Full Time, 76 hours p.f.) (Applications will remain current for twelve months) Job Ad Reference H2009WB351579

    Other benefits include:

  • Fantastic salary sacrificing ( ) benefits
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Professional Development Leave
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Lower cost of living
  • Discover Bundaberg

    Bundaberg ( ) and the Coral Coast region is where the coastline meets the country ( ), just four hours’ drive north of Brisbane. Indulge ( ) in the region’s fresh local produce, seafood and iconic drinks and enjoy endless stretches of family-friendly beaches ( ) and nearby national parks where you can camp, fish, swim and surf the day away. Bundaberg is the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef ( ) and has an enviable year-round climate. The city boasts excellent shopping, sporting, cultural ( ), education and tourism facilities including Mon Repos ( ) Turtle Rookery.

    How to apply:

    The Role Description and Information Package provide specific information on how to apply for the advertised position. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Wide Bay Recruitment at ( )

    Join our Hospital and Health Service family and see what it’s like to be in a supportive workplace with engaged teams working together to ensure

    Care comes first…through patients’ eyes ( )