Social Worker

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Allied Health

About the role

Mater Health has an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Social Work and Psychology Department at Mater South Brisbane.

The position is a .6 (three days per week), 12-month contract, working across a range of clinical areas, including oncology, general medical and young adults.

You will be joining a welcoming, friendly and professional team providing Social Work services across the Mater Adults Hospital and working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams.

Salary range: $34.33 - $50.32 (HP3) per hour plus superannuation and salary packaging

What you’ll be doing

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Completion of psychosocial assessments, risk assessments and timely and appropriate social work interventions
  • Referral and liaison with other healthcare services, government and community agencies
  • Advocacy to promote and address the needs of patients, families and carers
  • Participating in the development of clinical practices, procedures and protocols within the social work department
  • Working cooperatively and effectively with patients, families and carers, and as a member of a multidisciplinary and social work team

About you

To apply for this position:

  • Essential – A degree in Social Work that provides eligibility for membership the Australian Association of Social Work (AASW). Tertiary qualifications for social work from overseas institutions require the applicant to include official notification from AASW that the qualification has been assessed as eligible for membership.
  • Desirable – Current membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Experience in the provision of social work services in an acute hospital setting would be preferred.

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation, and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

  • Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

Closing date for application is the 5th of February 2023

*Please note it is a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater to be and to remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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