Social Worker, Social Work, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Service (SWATSILS), Cairns Acute and Community Services, Cairns

  • Company:
    Queensland Government
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent,Temporary
  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government

Step up to the challenge of delivering clinical social work services to patients, families and carers accessing the services of the Cairns Hospital as part of a broader multidisciplinary team. Work in a challenging, dynamic and diverse environment and make a difference in the community. If you are looking to take your career to the next level and enjoy a rewarding lifestyle along the way, join us. APPLY NOW!
Salary commencing from $65 894 p.a. (F/T) or $2525.70 p.f. (F/T) or $ 33.23 p.h. (P/T) (HP3), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months).
Job Ad Reference: CAH325947
Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.
Several Permanent and Temporary Full Time and Part Time positions available for up to 12 months, hrs negotiable
Purpose of the Role
To deliver clinical social work services to patients, families and carers accessing the services of the Cairns Hospital as part of a broader multidisciplinary team. This position will provide clinical Social Work services to allocated wards within the Cairns Hospital and may be required to work: on a 7-day roster with flexible rostering practices and across the CHHHS in other health facilities as directed by the Director of Social Work.

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It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.

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It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.

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It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy. Further information and Evidence Forms can be found at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence

How to Apply:
For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role.  If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on [email protected] to request it in .doc format. Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application.  The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.