Social Worker – Sexual Assault Counsellor – Lismore Community Health Northern NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Social Worker Lvl 1/2
Remuneration: $33.17 – $48.06 per hour, dependant on qualification
Hours Per Week: 32hrs
Requisition ID: REQ325486

Lismore Community Health is seeking a Social Worker level 1/2, to provide comprehensive and appropriate Social Work assessment and intervention as an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team for patients/clients of the Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) Integrated Prevention and Response to Violence, Abuse and Neglect (IPARVAN) Service.


If you have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of person centred care, quality improvement and evidence based practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the dynamics and impacts of interpersonal violence, abuse and neglect and trauma informed counselling
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience in crisis intervention, including the ability to effectively intervene, prioritise and manage crisis situations
  • Ability to work in sites across the Local Health District as required or directed with a valid unrestricted drivers’ licence for use in NSW and willingness to travel in the course of employment. Availability and capacity to participate in a seven day rotating roster that includes working all days of the week including public holidays (if applicable), living within 1 hour of the base hospital.


We can offer you:

  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!


Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.


NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


  • To apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see


  • All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.


  • You may be subject to a probationary period of three months from the date of appointment to this position.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Rosemaria Flaherty on [email protected]
Applications Close: 28 July 2022





Northern NSW Local Health District

Job Salary

$33.17 - $48.06 p/h dependant on qualification

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