Associate Lecturer/Lecturer, Social Work

at University of Western Australia

Associate Lecturer/Lecturer, Social Work | REF: 502022 School of Population and Global Health Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH)

  • Karratha based
  • Level A-B, full-time appointment on a 24 month fixed term contract
  • Salary range (Level A): $68,452 to $92,497 plus 17% superannuation
  • Salary range (Level B): $97,310 to $115,350 plus 17% superannuation

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 Western Australian Centre for Rural Health (WACRH): WACRH'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. The appointee 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.

About the opportunity: Under the direction of the Assistant Director (Pilbara), you will participate in the development of innovative professional practice programs for students in their own profession, and in interprofessional practice opportunities, in the Pilbara. This will include clinical supervision and evaluation of undergraduate, graduate entry, and postgraduate students as well as support for project based placements. You will also collaborate with the WACRH team in Geraldton through their role with student placement administration and liaise with key stakeholders including local health service providers, community groups and relevant universities. In addition, you will contribute to the evaluation of the student placement program and the impacts on the students' work readiness, rural and remoted practice understanding and attraction to future rural health positions together with other teaching, research and evaluation activities as directed.

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.

Please direct any enquiries to Associate Professor Rohan Rasiah, Assistant Director (Pilbara) on (08) 9186 7804 or

Closing date: Monday, 20 August 2018

This position is open to international applicants who are eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

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

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 316773.pdf

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI - inclusion the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.


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