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Social Worker

Apply now Job no: 688683
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Western
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Mental Health Services
  • Total Indicative Remuneration   AHP-2  $90,046/$104,475
  • Full-time permanent 


The Social Worker is responsible for the provision of quality, evidence based and outcome driven rehabilitation and recovery services for the residents (consumers) of the Elpida House Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC).  The Social Worker provides specialist assessment, therapeutic and family/carer services, clinical management and advocacy. The Social Worker liaises closely with key stakeholders, including other mental health teams, primary care providers and other government and non-government organisations that support consumers with mental disorders.  The aim is to enable the consumer to participate in a range of valued community activities and facilitate improved functioning and community tenure.

As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Social Worker will work across a range of environments in the Mental Health Directorate and larger community to assist and support the development of the resident’s rehabilitation in partnership with their existing formal and informal networks.

The Social Worker will provide direct input and discipline specific expertise in the formulation of rehabilitation plans in collaboration with the resident, family/carer, care coordinator and other advocates as identified and required, in order to enhance and facilitate individualised rehabilitation and recovery within the CRC and wider community.  The CRC Social Worker is responsible as an advanced practitioner to provide direction, supervision and support for Community Rehabilitation Workers (CRWs).

Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

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 688683 social worker.pdf

Download File JCS+Social+Worker+final.pdf

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