NSW Health Careers

Senior Health Clinician on the Joint Child Protection Response Program(JCPRP)

Social Worker
Sydney Childrens Hospital Network
REQ274136 Requisition #
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Selection Criteria:

  1. Tertiary qualification in social work, psychology and/or clinical psychology with appropriate psychologist registration and/or eligibility for membership with the AASW.
  2. Previous JIRT Senior Health Clinician experience – ability to start work with minimal induction is essential.
  3. Demonstrated ‘Senor level’ social work/psychology skills and experience in: - Working Children and Families who have experience Violence Abuse and Neglect - Providing therapeutic resources to victims of sexual assault and physical abuse and neglect of children. - Engaging with children, young people, families, and communities - Demonstrated ability to manage the development of therapeutic responses to meet demand and client needs. - Experience in the provision of crisis response and intervention to children and families.
  4. Demonstrated capacity to work in partnership with key multi-disciplinary and interagency stakeholders. - High level of written and verbal communication skills - Interagency negotiation skills. - Knowledge of relevant Local health district referral networks. - Working with a crisis response environment
  5. Understanding of the legislation, Government policies, including NSW Health policies, and legal issues surrounding Child protection, sexual assault and the physical abuse and neglect of children.
  6. Previous experience working with Aboriginal communities and/or demonstrated understanding of issues surrounding child sexual assault, physical abuse and neglect of children and family violence in Aboriginal communities.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work, independently, under pressure, manage projects and meet deadlines with minimal management instruction.
  8. Current NSW drivers licence.

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
As this is a “Category A” position, please refer to the Application Guide for vaccination requirements.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments):
•    Applicants are required to provide evidence of their  first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30th November 2021
•    From 30th November  2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination

If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:
A COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication form must be completed by a GP or Medical Practitioner.
An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position

For role related queries or questions contact Bernadette Walsh on Bernadette.Walsh@health.nsw.gov.au

For technical support please contact the customer service team on 1300 679 367 and select option 3.

Applications Close: 10/12/21



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