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February

Job Title : Senior Social Worker

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - Armadale, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Social Worker - Aged Care Assessment Team Coordinator

This is a Permanent Full Time, Fixed Term Full Time appointment with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

EMHS is committed to ensuring that our services are delivered by people who are representative of the diverse communities we assist.

We wholly embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage people to work with us from all ages, races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, family responsibilities or other characteristics, including Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, individuals with a diverse sexuality or gender or bodily diversity, and people with disability.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic person to the position of Senor Social Worker - Aged Care Assessment Team Coordinator. This role as part of a multidisciplinary team, plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates Social Work services to patients in the speciality area of Age Care using advanced Social Work clinical practice skills. The position plans, implements and evaluates patient safety and quality of care.

The successful applicant supervises Social Work staff and support staff in the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), coordinates duties and manages performance. Practices as a Senior Social Worker and ensures practice is in accordance to the Australian Association of Social Workers Practice Standards2013 and Code of Ethics2010 and/or the Society of Professional Social Workers Code of Ethics and in accordance to the East metro health service policies and guidelines.

Area Profile: Armadale Health Service (AHS) is a general hospital focused on providing a range of high quality health care services in the community. The hospital, which is part of the Armadale Kalamunda Group, is equipped with an Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit and provides high-quality general medical and surgery services, rehabilitation, maternity, paediatric and neonatal, mental health, renal medicine and dialysis services and ambulatory care.
Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Flexible leave arrangements.
  • Other professional and location based allowances.
  • For information on superannuation click here
  • Free Parking.

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). 
 
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Collette Isaac on 08 9391 1087.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours. 

Application Instructions:Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au). 

Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, write a statement addressing the selection criteria and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Armadale, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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