First listed on: 26 December 2017

Social Worker, Senior Clinician Level 3, Spinal Medicine. Permanent Full Time

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Lvl 3
Remuneration: 95325 - 98516
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ8327


Where you'll be working
This position is based in the Prince of Wales Hospital Social Work Department, in the Spinal and General Rehabilitation Team.

What you'll be doing

Plan, coordinate, and implement in-depth levels of clinical expertise and extensive specialised knowledge within a social work specialty area in order to provide high quality counselling, advocacy and therapeutic care to the patients, their carers and families of the facility consistent with NSW Health, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is committed to improving the care provided to our patients in line with our vision of Working together to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.

1. Qualifications in accordance with Schedule C of the NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State) Award and eligibility for membership of the AASW.

2. Demonstrated post graduate clinical experience in hospital Social Work including spinal injuries with a demonstrated commitment to ongoing clinical and professional learning.

3. Excellent negotiation, decision making and advocacy skills including the ability to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders, throughout all organisational levels.

4. Ability to provide in-depth advice and education to enhance service delivery and to guide and support others in providing service excellence, with the capacity to provide clinical supervision to other staff.

5. Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to apply advanced reasoning skills and independent professional judgement when dealing with situations of a novel, complex or critical nature.

6. Ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement initiatives and service evaluation processes and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff.

7. Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise your own and team work requirements effectively within agreed time frames.

8. Demonstrated experience in providing crisis interventions and the ability to participate in the After Hours Crisis On-Call Social Work Service.

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Applications Close: 15th January 2018

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