The Social Worker applies clinical experience, increasing clinical knowledge (generalist and / or specialist) and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the consumers of the services of the Local Health Network (LHN) Mental Health (MH) service and the local community.
The Social Worker works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students.
As a member of a multidisciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Social Worker utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, therapeutic or intervention and evaluation approaches including individual and family therapeutic approaches.
Must hold a recognised qualification within the Social Work profession and be eligible for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
Must have participated on ongoing professional development in line with AASW guidelines.
Must be able to demonstrate AHP2 level competencies for appointment at this level.
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.