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CAMHS Senior Social Worker

Apply now Job no: 685815
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Southern
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • SA Health - Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
  • Full time, Ongoing - Indicative Total Remuneration* - $104,506 - $112,311 - AHP3


Within the framework of the National Mental Health Policy and the Standards for Mental Health Services and in a manner consistent with the stated Vision and Values of the Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN) the Senior Social Worker provides clinical expertise for children, adolescents and their families with mental health issues. The Senior Worker primarily provides direct expert care for an individual or group of clients and clinical leadership to multidisciplinary staff. The Senior Social Worker is a person who through education and experience is able to effectively ensure and provide quality services to children, adolescents and their families experiencing complex, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, within a multidisciplinary and interagency team context.


The Senior Social Worker is an extensively experienced and highly competent clinician who delivers advanced clinical services to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health population and also assumes a clinical/professional leadership role within the team, undertaking professional supervision of social work staff working within their team or another team. The Senior Social Worker is responsible for contributing to improvements in the quality, safety and community needs-driven distribution of services across CAMHS and within the specific service area. The Senior Social Worker works with all allied health staff, nursing and medical staff, as well as service coordinators, lead psychiatry and managers and other stakeholders on service delivery development, and practice requirements to meet client needs and demand.

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.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Download File 685815 CAMHS Senior Social Worker.pdf

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