Position Details
Reference Number 22102
Position Title Social Worker
Employment Type Casual
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award Classification ACTPub Hlth Prof 2013-17 - HEALTH PROF 2 YR 1
ACTPub Hlth Prof 2013-17 - HEALTH PROF 2 YR 7
Salary $65,216.00 to $84,592.00 Per Annum (plus loading)
Hours 36.25
Job Advertisement

Social Worker – Social Work and Psychology (Health Professional 2)

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Casual Position

Salary Range: $65,216 – $84,592 (Plus Shift Allowance and Super)


About Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB) is a 265 bed multi-discipline, modern health care facility serving the ACT community. At CPHB, our patients and their families expect a highly skilled, compassionate and dedicated workforce. Calvary staff pride themselves on ‘being for others’. The patient journey is at the centre of Calvary’s philosophy within our models of care.


Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


About the role 

Join an experienced team of social workers to provide weekend cover and leave cover.

You will participate in a regular roster to provide weekend services to patients, families and the multidisciplinary team and provide leave cover for extended period of leave. You will need to be available to work a minimum of 2 weekends per month.


What you bring 

  • Bachelors of higher eligible degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the AASW
  • Experience working in the health sector including understanding of relevant legislation and best practice in clinical documentation and social work in an acute care setting
  • A solution focussed approach to complex problems
  • A commitment to ongoing learning, reflective practice and professional development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. 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: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


Gain experience across the acute hospital in a supportive environment committed to excellence. You will also be joining one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers.


Excellent salary packaging options available.



How to apply?

Applicants are expected to respond in writing with a cover letter outlining the following:

  • A cover letter (max 1 page) stating your suitability (using the position description as a guide) for the role; a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application
  • Current Resume
  • Contact details of 2 professional referees


Closing date for applications:  COB Sunday, 11th August 2019


Applications must be submitted online via: http://www.calvary-act.com.au/career-vacancies.html


Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Contact officer for further information:

Karen Dell 

Director of Social Work and Psychology

Email: Karen.dell@calvary-act.com.au

Selection Criteria Essential: Eligible for membership of the AASW
Essential: Available to work on weekends
Desirable: Good weekday availability
Desirable: Experience working in a hospital setting
Essential: Do you have evidence of eligibility to work in Australia? (Australian Citizenship, Permanent residency, New Zealand Citizenship or valid temporary visa with entitlements to work)
Contact Person Karen Dell
Contact Number 6201 6314
Contact Email Karen.dell@calvary-act.com.au
Closing Date 11/08/2019
Position Description & Supporting Documents
PD - Health Professional 2.docx Open