Social Worker AHP2 SA Health – Women’s and Children’s Health Network


  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network – Health and Recovery, Trauma and Safety Service (HaRTSS)
  • Youth Health Worker – Elizabeth
  • Salary – $86,950 – $100,729 – Full Time – Short Term – Up To 30 June 2024 – AHP2

On top of this, as an employee of Women’s and Children’s Health Network, you will have access to Salary Sacrifice benefits with MAXXIA which allows for generous salary sacrifice arrangements each FBT year as a special benefit for employees of the local Health Networks. A Meal Entertainment allowance per FBT year can also be salary sacrificed out of your pre-tax income to cover costs over and above the Everyday living expenses benefit.


The Women’s & Children’s Health Network provides state of the art health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia.  We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions as well as being SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. 

Our community-based services also reach hundreds of thousands of babies, children and young people, their families and communities across South Australia through our various services and programs in areas such as our Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth Health and Aboriginal Health services.

Join our team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs.

The Opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Metropolitan Youth Health team as a Youth Health Worker in a Full time, temporary role Up To 30 June 2024.

As the Youth Health Worker you will get engaged with young people who are disadvantaged and/or vulnerable to access and navigate through specialised primary health care services. Improved service access and outcomes for young people through working in partnership with young people and their families and in collaboration with other health professionals and government and community agencies. 

About You

To be eligible you must have an appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

To be successful in this role, you will use your well developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and would also have to undertake effective problem solving, negotiation and conflict management skills. 

You should have experience in supervising, mentoring and supporting other staff and/or students on placement.

To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please go to the attached role description.

Benefits of Joining us

Not only will you be able to use your skills and abilities in a both a challenging and rewarding role contributing to some of South Australia’s most vulnerable women, babies, children and young people, you will also receive and attractive annual salary package with employer superannuation contributions and leave loading as well as the opportunity to maximise your salary through salary sacrifice arrangements. 

Other Important Information

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.

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


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position

Immunisation Risk for this position isCategory B (indirect 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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 825771


Name: Bianca Driscoll

Phone: 8161 9949
Position: Administration Coordinator
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date – Sunday, 17/09/2023 – 11.55PM


AHP2 Youth Health Worker YWSD 825771.pdf

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines



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