Social Work Gr 2 Paediatric Outpatients Northern Health


Company description:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Job description:

The Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative Grade 2 Social Worker to join the Acute Social Work team at Northern Health Epping.

This role requires a Grade 2 Social Worker to provide comprehensive psychosocial assessment, interventions and discharge planning to patients and their families or carers attending the Paediatric Outpatients clinic at our Epping site. This is a 2 days per week position, days of work flexible.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Highly developed interpersonal, practical negotiation, conflict resolution and communication skills.
  • Excellent organization skills, yet be flexible, to enable you to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent and concise documentation skills.
  • A demonstrated capacity to work as a team player both within the multi-disciplinary team and the Acute Social Work team and be an excellent communicator who is comfortable engaging productively with staff at all levels of the health service.
  • Significant experience in undertaking comprehensive psychosocial assessments, intervention, discharge planning of patients in an outpatient setting.
  • A commitment to self-initiated continuing professional development.
  • A thorough knowledge and experience of working with children and their parents/carers, Child Protection Services, family violence survivors and services and patients with mental health concerns.

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts.

For further details, please refer to the Position Description or contact Anthea Elliott, Clinical Leader Acute Social Work, ph. 0417 303 190 or Laura Chiminello, Senior Social Worker, ph. 8405 8654

Applications close 25 November 2022



Northern Health

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