Senior Social Worker - Level 3

Allied Health
1900021S Requisition #

Senior Level 3 Social Worker – Mental Health Unit -
Northern Beaches Hospital

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Social Worker to join the Mental Health Social Work Team at the Northern Beaches Hospital (NBH). The NBH provides care to both public and private mental health patients. Social workers enhance social and emotional functioning through interventions and arrangement of services and support for patients. The successful Social Worker will be responsible for the provision of a high standard of clinical care, work in partnership with Medical Officers and other members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide assessment and evidence based treatment.

This role requires you to be part of the Social Work on-call crisis roster for the general hospital.


Selection criteria:

  • Degree in Social Work and eligibility to the AASW

  • 3-4 years minimum experience working as a qualified social worker

  • Demonstrated experience working in Mental Health and Aged Care

  • Demonstrated experience providing supervision

  • Highly developed social work assessment and counselling skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage workload demands, meet deadlines and complete activities within scope of practice

Further Information:  

For more information please contact Melinda Barone (Allied Health Manager Mental Health) on 02 9105 5354 or email

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button to lodge an application (applications should include information on how you meet the selection criteria, a CV and 2 current work-related referees).

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and a NSW Working with Children’s Check, prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.


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