Social Worker (Lvl 1/2) – Youth Health Services – Perm FT South Western Sydney Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time, 38 hours per week
Location: District Wide Service
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 1/2
Remuneration: $67,442.00 – $97,709.00 per annum
Requisition ID: REQ357311
Application Close Date: 27/11/2022


About You

  • Are you passionate about helping young people?
  • Are you highly organised?
  • Do you work well in a team environment as well as independently?



About The Opportunity

Youth Health Services (YHS) works with vulnerable young people (12 – 24yrs) by providing therapeutic interventions. As the Social Worker you will have direct client contact working in partnership with other government and nongovernment organisations to ensure positive outcomes for the young person. You will be based at Bankstown and Fairfield but may provide outreach across the South Western Sydney Local Health District within a supportive multidisciplinary team.



What you’ll be doing
To provide Social Work services to consumers and their carers to ensure the provision of optimal health outcomes consistent with SWSLHD policies and procedures, standards, relevant legislation, and the NSW Health Code of Conduct. The position will also participate in professional development, clinical supervision, teaching, quality activities and other relevant departmental and administrative duties.  



Where You’ll Be Working
At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.


How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. A Social Work degree which provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  2. Demonstrated experience in a health related field and ability to provide a range of Social Work interventions
  3. Demonstrated experience prioritising work and managing stressful situations
  4. Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  5. Demonstrated high level communication skills (written and verbal) and computer skills
  6. Evidence of commitment to clinical supervision and professional learning
  7. Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to quality processes, and the application of evidenced based practice within social work.
  8. Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment



Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Keang Thai on 0436 618 186 or via email on [email protected]

Interview Date Range: 30/11/2022 – 07/12/2022


Additional Information


Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on [email protected]  


Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.


Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.


Transforming Your Experience
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.


To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

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South Western Sydney Local Health District

Job Salary

$67,442.00 - $97,709.00 per annum