The Social Worker (AHP1) participates as a team member within the NALHN Aged Care, Rehabilitation & Palliative Care Division, ensuring optimal care and outcomes, by providing a comprehensive range of Social Work services to a variety of clients, across various settings including inpatient and community, and applies clinical experience, knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services appropriate to the needs of the Division.
This is achieved by working in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team, to effectively plan and provide therapeutic interventions based on patient goals, also works under direct clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to allied health assistants and students.
The Social Worker (AHP2) works under limited direct supervision, clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to less experience therapists, allied health assistants and students, and will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team and liaises directly with other allied health, medical and nursing staff of NALHN and with other community agencies.
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. Job Ref : 725585