ACC&R Senior Social Worker/START Team Leader - Social Worker (Level 5)

Social Worker
REQ79957 Requisition #
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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 5
Remuneration: $2,186.95 - $2,241.64 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ79957

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We have an exciting opportunity!

Where you'll be working

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) is a major metropolitan tertiary referral hospital and a principal provider of specialist healthcare. It remains one of the nation’s most respected hospitals, with a distinguished history serving the health needs of local, state-wide, national and international communities.

What you'll be doing
To facilitate/provide learning, professional development and supervision to Aged Care, Rehabilitation & General Medicine, Chronic & Ambulatory Care and General Practice (ACC&R) staff with social work qualifications.
To provide professional oversight of the delivery of services provided by social work health professionals within ACC&R.
To provide operational leadership, guidance and line management of a multi-disciplinary team delivering case management services to vulnerable, frail aged, community-dwelling clients who are in clinically complex circumstances.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor of Social Work from an accredited University and eligibility for membership of the AASW.
  • Demonstrated advanced level Social Work practice skills in a range of clinical settings including aged care and rehabilitation.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a health setting, within the aged care or community environment.
  • Demonstrated advanced level written and verbal communication skills including conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and competency in quality improvement, service planning and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in the effective management, supervision and professional development of staff.
  • Advanced level computer skills.
  • Current NSW Driver's Licence (P2 Licence acceptable).


SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

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Applications Close: 21 December 2018 

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