Sydney Local Health District Social Worker (Level 4) F/T Full Time in New South Wales

Sydney Local Health District

Branch NSW AU

Social Worker (Level 4) F/T
New South Wales

This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery…

Provide a social work service to inpatients, their fanmily and carers. This includes services while the consumers are an inpatient as well as assisting in the community.


The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All” . This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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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.

Selection Criteria
Degree in Social Work and eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Advanced social work practice in working with individuals, families and/or groups, including an understanding of assessment and counselling skills in a mental health service.

Excellent communication and problem solving skills and capacity to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrates a commitment to and understanding of leadership, guidance and line management. In addition, has participated in the development of policies and procedures as well as planning, implementing and evaluating services or programs.

Contributes to and participates in ongoing professional development and training.

Extensive experience in providing supervision and a commitment to social work student education.

Application of psychotherapy to individual counselling and group work e.g. DBT, ACT.

NSW Drivers licence (provisional (P2) acceptable)

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 www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: , New South Wales, AU
Posted on: 2017-04-26
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