Social Worker - Indigenous Cadet Program

Queensland Government - Brisbane QLD

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)

Under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991, there is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be Indigenous to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community.

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

  • Successfully complete (pass) all academic and practical requirements of their tertiary study while employed as a cadet.
  • Perform a defined range of clinical assessment and treatment tasks as delegated by the allied health professional and work under their supervision.
  • Initiate changes to treatment programs under the supervision of the allied health professional using results from standardised assessments, decision support tools, clinical pathways and/or patient guidelines.
  • Provide education to patients and their families on a defined range of topics.
Job ad reference number: COH397361. Close date: 09/12/2021.

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
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