Rosalie Pockett is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work (SSESW) at The University of Sydney. She has a career background in hospital/health social work practice and her areas of research interest include: health inequalities and social justice perspectives; interprofessional education and practice; critical reflection in education; leadership and management in social work; advanced care and end-of-life care planning; practice-based research; professional practice supervision; new graduates and the workplace; the occupational culture of social work, and classification systems for social work practice. Rosalie has held the following positions in SSESW:
- Honorary Senior Lecturer (2014–present)
- BSW Program Director (2010–2014)
- Research Progress Manager
- Research Ethics Adviser
She has provided postgraduate and higher-degree research supervision in a range of areas including dementia and guardianship; social care and social enterprise in Korea; parent carers and interdisciplinary teams; social work as emotional labour; transitioning to residential aged care; and stroke rehabilitation and family conferences.
Before joining SSESW, Rosalie had worked in health-related social work for more than 25 years, including as Director of Social Work at Westmead Hospital and Area Director, Western Sydney Area Health Service, NSW Health.