Senior Social Worker Child Protection Unit

Social Worker
REQ118824 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: 97708 - 100979 per annum (full time equivalent)
Hours Per Week: up to 30
Location: Randwick
Requisition ID: REQ118824

What you'll be doing
The social worker is part of a multidisciplinary team and involves service provision to children and families who have experienced Sexual Assault, Physical and Emotional Abuse and Neglect. The position provides crisis response, complex psychosocial assessment and short and medium term counselling. Participation in intake and the after-hours on-call roster is required. This is a clinical and consultative service to the Hospital and wider community of NSW. In this position there are also opportunities for teaching, research and project development

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 Commission for Children and Young People.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission and Young People Website


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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Applications Close: 27/08/2019

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