Social Worker - Mount Isa

Job Classification
Social Workers
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$80k to $90k
Start timeframe
mount isa QLD 4825
Posted By
Health Workforce

Position Description:

The Social Worker provides evidence-based family-centred support and programs for children and families living in regional, rural and remote areas. The Social Worker is a core multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary team member and provides a link between the therapy team and the child’s family and support network by offering comprehensive assessments, and individualised support and/or group programs to develop the capacity and knowledge needed for healthy, strong families.

This role is key to enhancing service delivery for children and their families through assessment and identification of barriers/challenges and assisting in goal setting and planning of services which are responsive and tailored to family’s needs, cultural beliefs, social and environmental circumstances.

Practice Information:

This is a non-Government, not-for-profit organisation that works within local communities to support the development of children by increasing community capacity through education, prevention and early intervention programs.

Their purpose is to support children’s health, developmental, educational, and social and emotional wellbeing through equitable and accessible health services.

Children’s Allied Health Services are delivered at regional Centres based in Bundaberg, Dalby, Emerald, Mount Isa and Warwick, with satellite sites delivering Children and Parenting Support Services in Inglewood, Stanthorpe, Kingaroy/Nanango and Agnes Waters/Miriam Vale.

This organisation is the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Partner in the Community for the delivery of NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) Services for Bundaberg, Rockhampton and Central Queensland areas servicing Emerald and Gladstone; with the Fraser Coast servicing Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Kingaroy and Cherbourg; and the Sunshine Coast servicing Maroochydore and Gympie areas.

From $70,740 to $85,730 negotiable upon experience. Plus super contributions, professional development allowances and paid professional development leave, leave loading, salary packaging, and 3 extra paid leave days FTE during Christmas break.

Job Type:  Permanent Part Time.  Full Time negotiable

After Hours Requirements: None

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work
  • Membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Valid Blue Card – Working with Children – No Card No Start
  • OR Combined NDIS Worker Screening Clearance and Blue Card
  • Current C Class Queensland Drivers Licence
  • Proof of Hepatitis B Vaccination status
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or certificate stating medical contraindication

Clinical practice

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in contemporary family-centred approaches with focus on social, emotional, behavioural and parenting support
  • Experience in presenting information and skills-based group presentations to parents and carers and children

Communication/Team Participation

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

Leadership/Work Unit Management

  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing personal and professional development and ability to share knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently without close supervision and to appropriately manage time and workload

About Mount Isa:

Mount Isa is a mining Town that has grown to be a modern, well-appointed centre of 23,000 people. It is a very cosmopolitan place, with 56 different national origins living and working together in harmony.

The progressive city of Mount Isa is the most important industrial, commercial and administrative centre in Inland Queensland, Australia. Queensland is the second largest state or territory in Australia. Situated 977 kilometres west of Townsville, Mount Isa is an important railhead; has an airport with facilities for jets and is a key road hub for the extensive system of highways linking Brisbane, Townsville, Alice Springs and Darwin.

For more information on this position, please contact our team!

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.


Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
Social Worker - Mount Isa
Salary / Pay Details
Posted By
Health Workforce
Job Reference
JOB -10003115
mount isa QLD 4825
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