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Social Worker - Senior (Brain & Spinal Cord Injury (BaSCI) Project) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Townsville region   9 views
Job Details

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland.

Our purpose is `great care every day'.

Are you someone who is passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision, purpose and values?

  • Committed to achieving health equity and continuously improving safety and quality.
  • Contribute to a high performing team, demonstrating a culture that lives our values.

About your opportunity

Fixed term temporary part timeup to 30 June 2023,45.6 hours per fortnight.

This position will be part of the multidisciplinary BaSCI Project which aims to improve the health services and outcomes for people with brain and spinal cord injuries in North Queensland.

Deliver high level Social Work clinical services and leadership in the area of rehabilitation and management to stakeholders/customers of Queensland Health in accordance with organisational goals.

Utilise clinical expertise and advanced level skills to act as a resource/advisory person in the area of Rehabilitation within the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

The Statewide Brain and Spinal Cord Injury (BaSCI) Project is a Statewide Commonwealth funded project that will implement the collective objectives of the project and will design, implement and evaluate strategies locally to expand and improve rehabilitation services for people with acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury across the care continuum to:

  • Optimise patient access, experience and outcomes
  • Boost system capacity, capability and performance
  • Ensure equitable patient access to high quality care irrespective of geography
  • Improve coordination and integration of services across all phases of care
  • Standardise contemporary approaches to care
  • Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of health services

Generous remuneration package value up to $7065 p.m. (45.6 hrs p.f.) comprising:

  • Salary range of $58.02 to $62.43p.h. (HP4)
  • Annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options ( ), shift and locality allowances, employee wellness and assistance programs, and access to corporate discounts.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and appropriate licence endorsement to operate this vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided prior to the commencement of duty.
  • Roster: This position may be required to work on-call weekends and public holidays on a rostered basis through the Social Work Department's Clinical On-Call Service. This service requires a thirty minute response time.
  • Proof of qualification, registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possession of a current practising certificate.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

Our gorgeous weather promotes an active and outdoor lifestyle, where the sun shines for over 320 days of the year.

Enjoy the benefits of urban living without the nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the change of pace as you immerse yourself in a tropical North Queensland lifestyle.


Contact: Jenny Quaill on 07 4433 4186.

Apply ONLINE by: Sunday 2 October 2022.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.