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Senior Social Worker

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
  • Senior Social Worker – HP3
  • Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
  • Casual / Temporary Contract
  • Salary: $93,347 – 98,359 per annum plus super & salary packaging options

About Calvary

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) is a 265 bed multi-discipline, modern healthcare facility serving the ACT community. At CPHB, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care.

About the role

Social Work provides a service to patients and their families throughout Calvary hospital including Emergency Department and Critical Care areas, Maternity and Special Care Nursery, Medical, Surgical and Mental Health wards. We work within multidisciplinary teams to promote quality patient outcomes. In this role you will complete comprehensive bio psycho social assessments, deliver short term case work, advocacy, counselling and referrals and work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team. We provide clinical supervision.

We are seeking Social Workers with experience in hospital and health care settings to join our team on a casual or contract basis to cover current and anticipated vacancies.

What you bring

  • You will be an experienced social worker who is passionate about providing best practice care to hospital inpatients and their families.
  • You will have a demonstrated ability to undertake bio psycho social assessments and therapeutic interventions with patients and their families and refer on to appropriate services and agencies when needed.
  • The ability to work independently and within a team
  • You will have a demonstrated commitment to professional development
  • A sound knowledge of crisis and brief intervention models and grief and loss.
  • A knowledge of relevant services and agencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

How to Apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing with a cover letter outlining the following:

  • A cover letter (max 1 page) stating your suitability including relevant experience (using the position description as a guide) for the role; a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application
  • Current Resume
  • Contact details of 2 professional referees

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

To discuss the role further please contact:

Linda Adriaanse

Acting Director of Social Work and Psychology

6201 6314

Linda.Adriaanse@calvary-act.com.au, or Jencie Castles Jencie.Castles@calvary-act.com.au, using the subject line: Senior Social Worker enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

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