Social Worker – Strathalbyn Residential Aged Care SA Health – Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network


  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Strathalbyn & Districts Health Service
  • Salary: $86,950 – $100,729 – Temp F/T (up to 28/06/2024) – AHP2


Working as a part of the multidisciplinary team at Strathalbyn Residential Aged Care, you will provide high quality social work services which aim to enhance the mental health and functional independence of residents. This may include working one-to-one with residents, in group settings, or with families. Applying your clinical experience, knowledge and professional competence, you will plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of social work services. Working under reduced clinical direction, you may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. You will provide regular reports and advice to the Restorative Aged Care Lead or site-based lead regarding waiting lists, service issues, service planning and other relevant issues as required. 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 (AASW). With experience in providing social work services, including one-on-one, group and health promotion activities, you will bring the ability to utilise a range of intervention techniques. You will be committed to applying client-centred practice and community engagement principles in the provision of services, ensuring residents are meaningfully involved in all aspects of their care.

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: 835445

Application Closing Date

15 September 2023 – 2 week close – 11.55PM


 835445 – Social Worker – Strathalbyn Residential Aged Care.pdf

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SA Health - Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network

Job Salary

Full time