Social Worker (AHP 1) SA Health – Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network


  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network – Community Health Service, Barossa/Gawler
  • Salary: $67,466 – $82,359 p.a. – Temp F/T (up to 30/11/2023) – AHP1



Under the direct supervision of an experienced Allied Health Professional, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of social work services appropriate to the needs of the Barossa/Gawler community. To achieve this, you will work as a member of a multidisciplinary including health professionals and service providers from other sectors. You will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches. Applying client-centred practice and community engagement principles in the provision of services, you will use Community Health Program eligibility and prioritisation frameworks to inform work plans and services in accordance with community needs. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You must hold a recognised qualification within the Social Work profession and be eligible for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers. This will be supported by your experience in providing straightforward clinical services including one-on-one, group and health promotion activities. You will be capable of managing and prioritising your personal workload and working positively within a team environment. Your ability to communicate effectively with a range of people, both verbally and in writing, will hold you in good stead for this role.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading. 

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC) 
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check 
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients) 

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 839988

Application Closing Date

29 August 2023 – 2 week close – 11.55PM


 839988 – Social Worker (AHP 1).pdf

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SA Health - Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network

Job Salary

Full time