Social Worker - Substance Use in Pregnancy

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Social Worker
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REQ152307 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 3
Remuneration: $50.51 - $52.20 Per Hour
Hours Per Week: 23
Requisition ID: REQ152307

Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”


What you'll be doing
Service delivery and follow up to substance using women who are pregnant.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers with evidence of extensive clinical experience in a hospital or health related field.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills and knowledge in assessment, counselling and therapy interventions, case management, advocacy and care planning for substance users who are pregnant.
  • Comprehensive understanding and demonstrated social work experience in the social and emotional needs of patients with D&A issues, including clinical response and management of, trauma, grief and loss issues, family violence and children at risk.
  • Demonstrated experience in service development and quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of clinical supervision and ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, time management and computer literacy.
  • NSW Drivers Licence.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Mark Montebello on Mark.Montebello@health.nsw.gov.au or 02 9462 9199

Applications Close: 5 March 2020

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