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Social Work Allied Health Assistant

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Jan 29 2023

Social Work Allied Health Assistant

Calvary Public hospital Bruce, ACT

Fixed Term Full Time Position

Salary Range: $69,915 - $77,593 (Plus Super)

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Exciting new role as part of a supportive and growing team

About the role

The Social Work Department are recruiting for an Allied Health Assistant to complement and enhance the work being done by social workers across the hospital. 

This is a new role, initially on a 6 month contract with the potential for ongoing and permanent roles subject to performance outcomes and ongoing funding. This is a fulltime position and job share will be considered).  In this position you will work under limited supervision to implement social work interventions and work with multi-disciplinary teams.  Your caseload will primarily be medical and surgical inpatients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement social work interventions including external referrals, provision of practical supports or information as directed by a Social Worker
  • Perform administrative tasks as required including developing team resources and taking minutes at case conferences and family meetings.
  • Operate a variety of Microsoft and Business applications including Excel, Word and Outlook  
  • Implement social work intake processes in the Digital Health Record
  • Assist in the completion and submission of documentation for Guardianship hearings, NDIS and Residential Aged Care applications       

What you bring 

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (or recognised equivalent) 
  • A valid Australian drivers licence or overseas licence recognised in Australia  
  • Demonstrated aptitude for work in a healthcare environment
  • Strong organisational skills and a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative, resourceful and adaptive to change
  • Ability to build relationships with all stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

For further information please contact Karen Dell, Director Social Work and Psychology on 6201 6314 or

Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Sunday 29th January 2023

How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A one page cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role (a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application)
  • Current Resume that includes contact details for at least 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via:


About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role 
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


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