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Social Worker - Senior (Emergency Department) Full-time Job

4 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Townsville region   2 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?

  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team and other providers.
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important.
  • Are you a person who meets challenges head on.

About your opportunity

Permanent part-time, 30.4 hours per fortnight

This position will deliver high level social work services, within a multidisciplinary working partnership with other health professionals to Emergency Department patients to optimise patient and/or family/carer psychosocial outcomes and to maximise benefits from the health care services.

The position is located in the Emergency Department (ED) with the multi-disciplinary Allied Health team and provides clinical social work services within ED.

Generous pro rata remuneration package (based on full-time equivalent value) up to $56,500 p.a. comprising:

  • Salary range of $58.02 to $62.43 p.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.


  • Tertiary degree qualification in Social Work that provides eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (Mandatory)
  • Additional experience and/or post graduate qualifications in trauma and critical care will be highly regarded.
  • Proof of qualification and registration or membership (if applicable) with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.

Why make the change?

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

Living in Townsville ( ); a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand ( ) and Magnetic Island. ( )


Contact: Rachel Hilton 07 4433 2170

Apply ONLINE by: Sunday 7 May 2023.

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.