Social Worker (Level 3), Palliative Care - TPT 16hpw up to 31.Jul.2021

Social Worker
REQ123266 Requisition #
Employment Type: Temporary Part Time up to 31.Jul.2021
Position Classification: Social Worker Lvl 3
Remuneration: $50.51 - $52.20 per hour
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ123266

Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Specialty Health Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems across community, inpatient and custodial settings. An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic applicant to join our professional team in an expanding and dynamic service. Challenge yourself; why not consider working within our unique health care environment.

The development and provision of bereavement support, psychosocial and connected care towards and at the end of life and/ or palliative care period for patients, their families and carers across Justice health and Forensic Mental Health Network (the Network).


• We offer great Salary packaging and Fitness Passport to eligible staff to enhance benefits.
• Additional Allowances apply to this position


Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

  1. Degree in Social Work from an accredited course providing eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) with clinical experience in a hospital or health related field as a practising Social Worker.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge, advanced clinical skills and experience in life limiting illness in inpatient and community based palliative care, including therapeutic counselling and care of patients, families and carers.
  3. Demonstrated competencies in comprehensive psycho-social assessments, crisis intervention, anticipatory grief, loss and bereavement, complex clinical casework, end of life care and individual, couple, family, carer work
  4. Demonstrated commitment, experience and ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary in a specialised environment
  5. Well-developed skills in written and verbal communication, computer literacy, time management, prioritisation, liaison and negotiation
  6. Ability to undertake and contribute to research projects and lead quality improvement and education activities and a commitment to maintaining professional skills and knowledge base
  7. Current NSW Driver's licence and willingness to travel across the Network
  8. Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the values of the Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network

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Applications Close: 25 August 2019 

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