Social Worker or Psychologist - Senior

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Remuneration value up to $131,165 p.a., comprising salary between $4,094.90 - $4,406.40 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP4) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy). Job Ad Reference: TC305346

Purpose of the role:

In conjunction with local health workers and other primary health care staff, play a key role in optimising the health and well-being of children and families across the TCHHS south-east area through:

  • the delivery of a high level, psycho-social and early intervention support service for children and families with complex needs, especially those at risk of entering/ re-entering the statutory child protection system;
  • the provision of advice and support on relevant early intervention and parenting issues to key stakeholders in the continuum of care for children and families; and
  • the provision of support to Queensland Health and Partner Organisation staff to maintain their roles and responsibilities in relation to recognising, responding to and reporting suspected child abuse and neglect.


  • Appointment to this position requires proof of tertiary qualification in either psychology or social work, to be provided to the employing service prior to commencement of duty. Psychologists must be registered (or eligible for registration) with the Psychologists Board of Australia. Social Workers must be eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Potential applicants are advised that the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 requires Queensland Health to seek a ‘working with children check'; from the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian prior to appointment to this position.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated/immune against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B.

For all other mandatory requirements please refer to attached role description.

How to Apply:

For full details of the is position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links at the bottom of the page) for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on 07 4226 5533 to request it in .doc format. Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

14 March 2019
Location: Australia Queensland Cairns region,Far North Qld
Work type:
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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