Social Worker SA Health


  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Country Health Connect, Riverland
  • Salary: $84,399 – $97,774 p.a – Ongoing Full Time – AHP2


The Social Worker, Rural Generalist applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and / or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. The Social Worker works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students.  As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Social Worker utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches. 

Must hold a recognised qualification within  Social Work profession, and be eligible for practicing membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). As a self- regulated profession, it is desirable to participate in the AASW Continuing Professional education (CPE) Accreditation program.  

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 Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 801929

 801929 Social Worker Job Pack.pdf


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