Allied Health Rural Generalist (Social Worker) - Allied Health Hinterland


The Allied Health Hinterland Team at the Clermont Multi-Purpose Health Service is looking for an Allied Health Rural Generalist (Social Worker) to join their team on a Temporary Full Time basis.

The Allied Health Hinterland team provides clinical care in person, via tele-heath and outreach throughout the Mackay Hospital and Health Service hinterland. In certain circumstances overnight accommodation may be necessary.

Job duration

Temporary Full Time (76hrs p.f) for 12 months from date of appointment

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 2,700 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.

Click here to find out more information about the Mackay HHS ( http://www.mackay.health.qld.gov.au/ )

Your role:

To work as a member of a trans-disciplinary Allied Health team, delivering clinical services to clients in the Mackay Hospital and Health Services Hinterland, covering a range of clinical conditions, complexity and age groups. This rural generalist position operates within a Professional Skill-Sharing and Delegation (PSSD) model of care by providing and participating in supervision and training in the use of skill-shared and delegated clinical tasks and by delivering an expanded scope of clinical practice. The position reports operationally to the Hinterland Allied Health Team Leader and professionally to the relevant Professional Discipline Director.

Your team:

The Allied Health Hinterland team provides clinical care in person, via tele-heath and outreach throughout the Mackay Hospital and Health Service hinterland. In certain circumstances overnight accommodation may be necessary.

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).

Click here to find out more information about VPD ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/risk-roles )

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