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Social Worker (Casual Pool)

Apply now Job no: 722229
Work type: Casual
Location: Various
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Mental Health Services
  • Salary   AHP-1   $32.98/$40.26  per hour plus 25% leave loading
  • Salary   AHP-2   $42.50/$49.24  per hour plus 25% leave loading
  • Casual


This job is suitable for Social Workers with clinical mental health experience.

If located in a community mental health team, the Social Worker (Casual) will work as a part of the integrated multi-disciplinary team of the community mental health service.  The Social Worker undertakes care coordination and is responsible for the delivery of a range of other clinical activities including care planning, clinical review, psychosocial assessment and mental health assessments consistent with the Clinical Business Rules.

If located in an inpatient rehabilitation or subacute team, the Social Worker (Casual) is accountable for the provision of discipline specific services including psycho-social screenings and assessments, care planning, family assessments, treatments, interventions and programs to enhance recovery orientated outcomes for consumers and their families and carers.

As a mental health clinician, the Social Worker works collaboratively with consumers, families/carers with the aim of maximising their wellbeing, assisting them to stabilise their mental health and building their capacity for self-management.  The aim is to enable the consumer to participate in a range of valued community activities and facilitate improved functioning and community tenure.

The Social Worker provides mental health and psychosocial assessments, therapeutic and family/carer services, case management, crisis 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.

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 and compliant Immunisation screening. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Download File 722229 Social Worker (Casual Pool).pdf

Download File JCS+Social+Worker+final.pdf

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