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Assistant Director Social Work

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Social Workers
Permanent Full Time
Brisbane
18 days ago
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It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70)
Metro North Health is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering excellent care underpinned by our values of respect, integrity, high performance, teamwork and compassion.
Metro North Health provides the full range of public sector health services including rural, regional and tertiary teaching hospitals. Our service covers an area of 4157 square kilometres and extends from the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy.

Metro North facilities include:

  • Caboolture Hospital
  • Woodford Correctional Centre
  • Kilcoy Hospital
  • Redcliffe Hospital
  • The Prince Charles Hospital
  • The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
  • Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service
  • Community and Oral Health
  • Metro North Mental Health

Working within Metro North Health is an opportunity to contribute to providing outstanding health services to Queenslanders. We are committed to best practice and continuous quality improvement and encourages staff to take advantage of training and development opportunities.
Metro North Health promotes a healthy balance between your work and personal life, provides flexible work hours, paid parental leave and study leave options.
For further information please visit the Metro North Health website. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.
About the Role

  • In accordance with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Code of Ethics and AASW Professional Practice Standards, deliver specialised social work clinical and consultancy service including functioning as a resource expert across MNHHS with advanced level clinical knowledge in multiple areas of practice.
  • Provide independent social work clinical services of a highly complex and varied nature where principles and procedures may require constant adaptation or modification to address clinical requirements and legal standards.
  • Work collaboratively with and provide high-level clinical advice and direction to social work practitioners, professional and operational supervisors, relevant service managers and other stakeholders regarding Social Work service development and delivery, quality improvement activities and formal research contributions.
  • Utilise high level of advocacy, negotiation and conflict management skills between patients and their families, other health professionals and stakeholders in securing resources or achieving optimal patient outcomes.
  • Provide operational management and professional leadership of a social work service, in the development of clinical practices, procedures and protocols that support the continuum of care engaging Hospital and Health Service and state-wide cross-discipline referencing where relevant.

Job ad reference number: RD426702 Close date: Friday, 8 July 2022

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
Why work for us?
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Queensland Health employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTEDThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
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