Government of Western Australia

Social Worker (BB-5D174)

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Social Worker Salary: HSO Level P1 $72,703 - $101,257 p.a. pro rata. Location: Nedlands and /or Mount Claremont Unit/Division: Mental Health, Public Health and Dental Services Work Type: Fixed Term - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time Position No: Pool Ref 00601188 Closing Date: 2021-10-22 4:00 PM (YYYY-MM-DD) Attachments: -
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This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time appointments with the possibility of extension(s).

We are currently seeking Social Workers to fill future leave relief vacancies in the SCGH Mental Health Service or Graylands Hospital

This is an “open-ended” recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted: The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications, and will assess on a regular basis. Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 31/01/2022.

Position Profile: As the successful candidate, you will be a suitably experienced health professional who will provide a social work service to patients admitted to the Adult Mental Health Services. You will contribute to the multi-disciplinary team in delivering evidence based best practice treatment. You will also provide patient centred-care coordination, within a recovery oriented model, as well as be responsible for psycho-social assessments, linking patients and their families to appropriate supports and treatment.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Richard Majda, Coordinator Social Work SCGH MHS on 08 6383 1000 or Michelle Miller A/ Manager Social Welfare Services, Graylands Hospital on 08 6159 6600.
North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) provides timely access to high quality health care, embracing acknowledged best practice to deliver improved clinical outcomes in the face of rising challenges for all healthcare providers. The NMHS comprises a mix of tertiary, specialist and generalist hospitals. Our north metropolitan catchment area covers almost 1000 square kilometres. Our population represents about 28 per cent of Western Australia’s total, and is projected to grow to more than 0.9 million by 2031. For further information about NMHS visit:

NMHS contains Western Australia’s largest mental health service caring for youths, adults and older adults. Services are delivered through inpatient units, community mental health clinics and day therapy and outreach programs to a catchment area of almost 1 million people.

State-wide and Tertiary Mental Health Services include research, forensics, neurosciences, art therapy, eating disorders and other specialised services.

At NMHS we aim to deliver across our core values; Care, Respect, Innovation, Team work & Integrity

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information .
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances

  • WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

    WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

    WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

    Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

    Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

    If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

    Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
    LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


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