Employment Type: Temporary Full Time, 38 hours per week until 03/01/2021
Location: Liverpool Hospital
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 1/2
Remuneration: $1,231.73 - $1,784.52 per week
Requisition ID: REQ147981 Application Close Date: 23/02/2020
Always dedicated to providing outstanding customer and patient care
About The Opportunity
Liverpool Hospital is recruiting for a Social Worker Level 1/2 to complement and enhance the current Women and Children Health Team. Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.
Where You'll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
What you'll be doing To provide Social Work services to consumers and their carers to ensure the provision of optimal health outcomes consistent with SWSLHD policies and procedures, standards, relevant legislation, and the NSW Health Code of Conduct. The position will also participate in professional development, clinical supervision, teaching, quality activities and other relevant departmental and administrative duties. This position provides the above Social Work service to the antenatal, maternity and paediatrics areas of the hospital.
How to Apply To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.
Demonstrated experience in a health related field and ability to provide a range of Social Work interventions
Demonstrated experience prioritising work and managing stressful situations
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
Demonstrated high level communication skills (written and verbal) and computer skills
Evidence of commitment to clinical supervision and professional learning
Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to quality processes, and the application of evidenced based practice within social work.
Experience providing culturally sensitive therapeutic counselling and specialist psycho-social knowledge in pregnancy and peri-natal loss.
Demonstrated ability to respond to domestic and family violence, its complexities and consequences, in a range of cultural and social contexts.