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Social Worker

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Casual
  • Closing on: Aug 14 2022

Social Worker - Level 3
Department of Social Work
Calvary Mater Newcastle


  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Dynamic and progressive Social Work Department in a leading Oncology Hospital
  • Classification: Social Worker Level 3 Year 1 - 2 
  • Remuneration: $51.69 - $ 53.42 per hour
  • Casual positions available 

About the role

Social Workers at the Calvary Mater Newcastle make a real difference in the lives of the clients that they work with.  They are responsible for the provision of  high standard Social Work services and the maintenance of professional Social Work standards. This responsibility includes provision of a social work service to patients / clients and their families, liaison with other health care professionals within the Hospital and with other external agencies and contribution to the development of policies, procedures and services in the Social Work Department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of high quality Social Work services

What you bring 

  • Bachelor of Social Work or other equivalent qualification providing eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Work
  • Demonstrated organisational, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with and maintain effective links with relevant external organisations
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise work and to work independently
  • Commitment to make a difference in the lives of the clients that we work with
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact Kellie Goldsworthy or Dournein Patchett;

E: P: (02) 401 44733

E: P: (02) 401 44807

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 including all mandatory vaccinations required for health related role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • As part of this recruitment activity, an eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. In addition, should you wish to be considered for our casual pool, please advise the convenor during your interview process

Closing date: 14th August 2022

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