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Aboriginal Senior Social Worker - Child and Family EastSydney Children's Hospital Network
Sydney Children&39;s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives. Employment Type : Temporary Part Time up to 30-Jun-2021 Position Classification : Social Worker Lvl 3 Remuneration : 100451 - 103814 (full time equivalent) Hours Per Week : 16 Requisition ID : REQ211792 Location : Randwick What you&39;ll be doing To be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing specialised assessments and therapeutic services for children with emotional and behavioural problems and their families/carers and provide a broad range of social work services to families including consultation/liaison with community networks, advocacy, education, initiation and leading team participation in community development.
The Senior Social Worker is required to play a key role in service development and continuous quality improvement to ensure clinical needs of children and their families are met. The position takes a leadership role in the development and provision of education programs in the relevant speciality for both social workers and health professionals within SCHN and externally. The social worker also provides a consultative role within their specialisation to key stakeholders.
“Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority. Aboriginal applicants may have to cite Aboriginality in addition to the selection criteria.” Eligibility for AASW membership with significant post graduate experience in social work practice with families and children.
Senior practitioner experience in providing assessments, evidence based therapeutic interventions and case management with children and families. Advanced skills in working with complexity at individual, family and service levels, taking account of social, cultural, organisational and economic factors. Demonstrated senior practitioner level communication skills, liaison, negotiation and advocacy skills Significant post-graduate experience in a variety of social work interventions/modalities including psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, case management, counselling, group work and family therapy.
Excellent demonstrated interpersonal and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team. Demonstrated skills and experience in clinical supervision, professional education activities, service planning and quality improvement activities. Competent computer skills and ability to adapt to new IT systems.
This is a targeted role authorised by section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997. SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse b....