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Social Worker - Moree

  • : 29-Jun-2018
  • : Moree NSW 2400

Moree Community Health Service


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 30 June 2019
Position Classification: Social Worker Level 3
Remuneration: $95,325 - $98,516 p.a.
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ48797


Are you passionate about the rights of victims of violence? We are looking for a Social Worker who can pioneer the implementation of this new position and enhance the way our health service provides an acute response to children, young people and adults who have been impacted by trauma, including violence, abuse and neglect.


Be a leader amongst your social work and multidisciplinary colleagues in the hospital setting!  You will champion the need for a timely psycho-social and holistic response to child protection and domestic and family violence. You will provide assessment, case co-ordination, advocacy and consultation to those patients presenting with the need for trauma – focused crisis intervention. With your solid experience working in child protection and domestic and family violence system, you will be self-directed and have a strong understanding of the legislative and policy frameworks this field. Your strong commitment to the Close the Gap initiatives will be evident and inspire others.


You will be well assisted in this role with both training and support from your line manager and clinical co-ordinator. You will be a member of both the Northern Area Social Work Network (Moree and Armidale) and the Violence Prevention and Care Network which includes staff from other Child Protection Counselling Services, Sexual Assault Services and other related services. Both networks provide for clinical review meetings, individual and peer supervision and team meetings.


Where you'll be located:

Moree, in north-western NSW, is the most productive agricultural area in Australia. The combination of the rich black soil and the Mediterranean style climate make it is an ideal place to base yourself with both relaxation and adventure taken care of. The famous artesian spas are naturally heated to 41 degrees Celsius and a huge drawcard for locals and tourists alike. You will have access to all modern conveniences, affordable housing, a myriad of services including daily flights to Sydney. Education is also accommodated for with two preschool, four primary schools and three high school options.


The community health team at Moree is a dynamic health workforce who ban together to improve the health of the community and initiate new programs to meet the needs of their clients. Come and share the passion and make your mark! If you're looking for the right opportunity to take your career to new heights - this is it.


Find out more about Moree and all it has to offer here:


This is a Level 3 position. However, if there are no appropriate Level 3 applicants, applications from Level 1 and 2 will be considered. The selection criteria reflects the requirements for a Level 3 applicant. Responses from Level 1 or 2 applicants need to demonstrate their level of competence with regard to the same criteria and their ability to work towards Level 3. The expected performance of the incumbent will be commensurate with his/her years of experience and current level at commencement of appointment. The incumbent will work towards meeting the criteria for Level 3.


An eligibility list will be created for future similar vacancies, both permanent and temporary.


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