Social Worker – Social Work Department

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Mackay Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
  • Category:
    Government

The Social Work Department at the Mackay Base Hospital is looking for a Social Worker to join their team on a Permanent Full Time or Part Time basis.

Our Social Work Service delivers care to patients, families and carers throughout our hospital system as well as in our community and rural based health services. Our Social Workers are members of the treating team and provide a broad range of generalist and specialist services including, counselling, care coordination and guidance regarding: diagnosis and illness management, treatment and recovery processes and referral information.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time,Part-time
  • Location: Mackay region
  • Contact Name: Megan Moore
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 03-FEB-21

Your organisation – Mackay Hospital and Health Service:

Mackay Hospital and Health Service has eight hospitals, two multi-purpose health services and two additional community health services that employ more than 3,300 staff. The Mackay district covers an area of approximately 90,000km2 and provides services to approximately 182,000 people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Clermont, Collinsville, Dysart, Glenden, Mackay, Middlemount, Moranbah, Proserpine and Sarina.

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Your role:

Competently deliver services independently or within a multidisciplinary team to consumer groups within the district, as determined through the Health Service Plan and priorities.

Your team:

Our Social Work Service delivers care to patients, families and carers throughout our hospital system as well as in our community and rural based health services. Our Social Workers are members of the treating team and provide a broad range of generalist and specialist services including, counselling, care coordination and guidance regarding: diagnosis and illness management, treatment and recovery processes and referral information.

Why work for Mackay HHS?

Mackay HHS provides a working environment which embraces professional development, builds capabilities, provides roles with variety and flexibility, supports staff to maximise their health and wellbeing and encourages work/life balance. Some additional benefits include:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing initiatives and programs

Conditions of employment:

In addition to any mandatory requirements specified on the Role Description, such as Professional Registration and Qualifications, and prior to being made an offer of employment, incumbents are required to demonstrate their immunity to all or some of the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough).

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