Social Worker/Psychologist SA Health – Women’s and Children’s Health Network


  • Women’s and Children’s Health Network, Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) – Elizabeth 5112
  • Salary
    • Classification – AHP2 – Allied Health Professional L2 – $86,950 to $100,729
  • Employment Full time or Part Time – Ongoing Permanent or Term Contract (multiple positions available)


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.

The Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) is a free statewide service that supports parents and families of children from birth to five years of age, who live across metropolitan, regional and rural areas in South Australia.

With over 100 clinics across South Australia, CaFHS helps parents and families to understand their child’s health, development, and wellbeing needs, which can include breastfeeding, sleeping, settling, introducing solids, parenting and play and development. Each year, CaFHS provides over 75,000 family consultations via in clinic or at home appointments, telehealth (phone) or virtually.

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

Multiple exciting opportunities exist within CaFHS Elizabeth to join the team as a Social Worker or Psychologist, AHP2 on an ongoing or temporary basis, working in a full time or part time capacity.

As the CaFHS Social Worker/Psychologist you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to improve the early identification, assessment and care planning for families with complex needs and facing adversity.

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

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. 

Application Instructions 

You will be required to attach a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria of the role and a current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking ‘Submit Application’. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour of inactivity.

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 (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is – Category B

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: 843301


Gerri Ramsell

A/Regional Manager Outer North

Phone: [email protected]

E-mail: 83031624

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 3 October 2023 – 11.55PM


AHP2 – Social Worker – CaFHS – 843301.pdf

AHP2 – Psychologist – CaFHS – 843301.pdf

Australian applicant guidelines

International applicant guidelines

WCHN Competency Framework.pdf



SA Health - Women’s and Children’s Health Network

Job Salary

Full time