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Social Worker
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REQ130995 Requisition #
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Lvl 3
Remuneration: $100151 - $103503 (Full time equivalent)
Hours Per Week: 12
Requisition ID: REQ130995

What you'll be doing
The Paediatric Refugee Clinic at CHW aims to provide highly accessible, culturally appropriate services to children and families from a refugee and asylum seeker background. The primary focus of this position is to provide a comprehensive and specialist social work service to children, young people and their families referred from the relevant refugee clinic. This includes psychosocial assessments, specialist counselling, psycho-education and advocacy. The social worker works as an integral member of the multidisciplinary team.

The senior social work is required to play a key role in service development and continuous quality improvement to ensure clinical needs of children and their families are met. The position takes a leadership role in the development and provision of education programs in the Refugee Health for both social workers and health professionals within SCHN and externally. The social worker also provides a consultative role within their specialisation to key stakeholders.

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.

 

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


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For role related queries or questions contact Susan Khanna on susan.khanna@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 23/10/2019


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