Social Worker – Senior, Queensland Health

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


Social Worker – Senior

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( ))
Redcliffe Hospital

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals. Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

  • Demonstrate high-level understanding of the environment in which clinical decisions are made to influence health outcomes, including a broad understanding of the continuum of care and the organisational provision of multidisciplinary health services.
  • Apply high level clinical practice to support continuous improvement of quality service delivery including contributing to the development of evidence based clinical practices, procedures and protocols within the Social Work Department to facilitate optimal client outcomes.
  • Monitor and report social work clinical work practices and outcomes within the hospital and initiate, plan and evaluate service improvement activities to enhance the delivery of social work services and quality patient care.
  • Develop effective professional relationships and demonstrate a high level of advocacy, negotiation and conflict management skills between patients and their families, other health professionals and stakeholders to inform/ influence clinical outcomes and/or encourage behavioural change. 
  • Job ad reference number: RD352702 Close date: Friday, 25 September 2020

    Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description. Why work for us? We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.