Social Worker - AHP2 — Adelaide CBD, Adelaide

Women's and Children's Health Network, Allied Health and Aboriginal Liaison, Social Work Services – North Adelaide (5006) Salary Classification - AHP2 - Allied Health Professional L2 - $86,950 to $100,729 Employment Full time - Term Contract (Multiple positions available - temporary up to June 2024) Overview The Women’s & Children’s Health Network provides state of the art health care for women, babies, children and young people across South Australia. We are the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions as well as being SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. Our community-based services also reach hundreds of thousands of babies, children and young people, their families and communities across South Australia through our various services and programs in areas such as our Mental Health, Child & Family Health services, Youth Health and Aboriginal Health services. Social Work Services assist women and children consumers of the hospital, and their relatives, understand and manage their health condition and/or the social issues impacting upon their wellbeing. Social Workers at the Women's and Children's Hospital help to improve the quality of life for women, children and young people and their families Join our team and contribute to providing South Australia’s women, babies, children and young people with the best health care through both within our hospital or via our many and varied community services and programs. The Opportunity An exciting opportunity exists within the Allied Health Division to join us as a Social Worker (AHP2) working in a full-time capacity, on a short-term contract. As a WCHN Social Worker , you will: Provide a range of social work services to clients of the hospital through expert psychosocial assessment, counselling, crisis intervention, case management, implementation of a therapeutic intervention plan, liaison, advocacy, negotiation and mobilisation of community resources Provide specialist knowledge and skills within a multidisciplinary setting Work closely with other health professionals and community agencies Contribute to the development of clinical practice, which promotes optimal delivery of services to clients of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital To find out the specifics, including the key selection criteria and special conditions , please go to the attached role description. About You To be successful in this role, you will possess demonstrated oral and written interpersonal communication skills including engaging clients with low trust of services and culturally diverse clients. Additionally, your demonstrated ability to provide written psychosocial assessment and social work interventions with individuals, families and groups will be heavily relied upon. Benefits of Joining us Not only will you be able to use your skills and abilities in a both a challenging and rewarding role contributing to some of South Australia's most vulnerable women, babies, children and young people, you will also receive and attractive annual salary package with employer superannuation contributions and leave loading as well as the opportunity to maximise your salary through salary sacrifice arrangements. Application Instructions You will be required to attach a 1-2 page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria of the role including essential skills , experience and knowledge and a current résumé/curriculum vitae prior to clicking 'Submit Application'. It is recommended to allow enough time to complete the whole application as the system times out after one hour of inactivity. Other Important Information 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. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements. Check(s) DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC) 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 B SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref : 849695 Enquiries Colin Sparrow Manager - Social Work Services Phone: 81618583 E-mail: Application Closing Date : Thursday 7 December 2023 - 11.55PM Attachments AHP2 Social Worker - Role Description - 849695.pdf WCHN Competency Framework.pdf Australian applicant guidelines International applicant guidelines

Applications close Sunday, 24 December 2023
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