Lecturer, Social Work

Karratha, Australia
05 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • 2 year full time appointment with potential for substantial fractional appointment
  • Position is located in Karratha with periodic regional travel
  • Salary range: Level B $98,526 - $116,792 p.a. plus employer contributed superannuation of 17%

Western Australian Centre for Rural Health

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the work area

The Western Australian Centre for Rural Health’s work covers a large and varied part of the state and the Centre enjoys excellent relationships with health care providers, communities and universities. The collegial, multidisciplinary team of academics and support staff implement a dynamic program addressing key rural, remote and Aboriginal health issues.

About the opportunity

Under the direction of the Associate Professor in Rural Health, you will be a valuable member of this team providing leadership in the development of Social Work related placements and the clinical supervision of these students in varied settings along with interprofessional support and education delivery across the wider WACRH program.

The role will include clinical supervision and evaluation of undergraduate, graduate entry, and postgraduate students as well as support for project based placements. You will collaborate with the WACRH team in Geraldton and Karratha with student placement administration. You will also liaise with stakeholders including local health service providers, community groups and relevant universities.

To be considered for this position, you must hold a recognised Social Work degree, eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Worker and have a minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience.

A current National Police Clearance Certificate and Working with Children Check is required.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the Position Description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

Specific enquiries related to this opportunity should be directed to Dr Rohan Rasiah on (08) 9186 7804 or rohan.rasiah@uwa.edu.au

Closing date: Thursday, 12 September 2019

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).