Senior Social Worker - Radiation Therapy

Social Worker
REQ141665 Requisition #
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To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. A bachelor degree in Social Work which provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. Knowledge, skills and experience to meet the requirements of the NSW Health Professionals Award Level 2. With  a Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes.
  2. Demonstrated proficient written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  3. Extensive specialist or broad generalist knowledge, clinical proficiency and ability to work with minimal supervision, and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Ability to effectively prioritise and organise own work/ caseload.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to professional development, quality improvement and evidence based practice.
  6. Demonstrated ability to lead planning and evaluation of team activities.
  7. Demonstrated ability to provide and coordinate staff and student supervision.
  8. Experience and advanced practice skills in assessment, counselling and case management, and demonstrated knowledge of the complex psychosocial issues associated with a cancer diagnosis.

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Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Ashleigh Knight from the AES on (02) 6882 8100 or via email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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