Social Worker – Community Geriatrics

December 5, 2021

Job Location: Adelaide
Employer: S.A. Health
Full time

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Modbury Hospital, Modbury – Community Geriatrics
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $92,471 – $106,966 p.a. – AHP2 – Ongoing Full-Time

The Social Worker is accountable to the Clinical Manager and Nursing Unit Manager of the Community Geriatrics Service for the provision assessment and treatment services for inpatients and outpatients of NALHN which aims to optimise health outcomes. In this role you will rotate through a series of clinical services.

The Social Worker applies clinical experience, increasing clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive and integrated services to the needs of clients of NALHN. In this role you will work under limited direct supervision, clinical supervision and may provide direction and support to less experience therapists, allied health assistants and students.

The Social Worker works collaboratively with the Allied Health multi-disciplinary team and liaises directly with medical, nursing staff of NALHN and with other community agencies.

You must hold an appropriate Degree or equivalent qualification which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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: 776859

 776859 – Social Worker – Community Geriatrics – AHP2 – Job Pack.pdf

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