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


  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Community Health Service, various locations across Barossa including Gawler, Mount Pleasant, Tanunda and Angaston
  • Salary: $86,950 – $100,729 – AHP2
  • Temporary Full-Time position available working up to 30/6/2024 (part-time hours to be considered)

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Applying your clinical experience, knowledge and professional competence, you will plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of social work services appropriate to the needs of the Barossa community. As a member of the multidisciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, you will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment, therapy and evaluation approaches. You will provide social work interventions for clients across the lifespan, in multiple settings, and clients may be seen under many programs including Community Health, NDIS, CHSP, Acute Care and care pod settings. Working under reduced clinical direction, you may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. 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 will need to hold a recognised qualification within the Social Work profession and be eligible for practicing membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). With experience in supporting clients across the patient journey, you will be committed to applying client-centred practice and community engagement principles in the development and delivery of services, ensuring clients are meaningfully involved in all aspects of their care. A team player, you will have the ability to communicate both written and verbally and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of people.

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: 836312

Application Closing Date

19 September 2023 -2 week close – 11.55PM


 836312 – Social Worker (CAREPODS) amended.pdf

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SA Health - Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network

Job Salary

Full time