Director Of Social Work - Social Work Department, Cairns Hos...


Salary between $134 649 - $139 382 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (HP6) (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CAH356905
Purpose of the Role
Provide professional leadership, operational management, strategic direction, evaluation and advocacy, as well as professional and clinical governance of Social Work services and staff, across multiple specialities and multiple facilities within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS).
Provide profession specific strategic influence and leadership for the Social Work profession across CHHHS, working in partnership with the Executive Director of Allied Health (EDAH) and Director of Allied Health (DAH).
Lead the development of Social Work and Allied Health services across CHHHS, through supporting the delivery of evidence-based, patient centred care.

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Potential applicants are advised that the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 requires Queensland Health to seek a ‘working with children check'; from the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian prior to appointment to this position.

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This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided before commencement of duty.

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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): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B. Further information: 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 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 Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au 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.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.