Director of Social Work, Allied Health Job in Adelaide CBD SA at SA Health

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Work type:
Full time

Metropolitan South Australia: Adelaide CBD

SA Health: Allied and Scientific Health

The Role

Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Total Indicative Remuneration AHP-5 $132,347/$144,661

Permanent full-time

Provide strategic direction and/or professional leadership to an integrated Social Work service across Central Adelaide Local Health Network’s (CALHN’s) full range of acute, subacute, ambulatory, primary, palliative care and mental health services and ensure a seamless & appropriate transition between programs & services and effective engagement with community agencies/programs.

Plan, initiate, manage, and evaluate CALHN Social Work services – including governance, education, research, professional development – to enable high quality, safe, and effective services and strategies to meet the health needs of the CALHN adult population. Provide strategic and high level advice to identify and address workforce issues and trends and inform service development and clinical practice consistent with CALHN’s strategic directions.

Collaborate and partner with CALHN Clinical Programs as an Allied Health Program Lead to support the achievement of strategic and operational goals which deliver improved patient outcomes and promote a high performing health care organisation.

Liaise with Allied Health Directors, Clinical Program leadership teams and other relevant stakeholders to promote and develop patient-centred, flexible, responsive services and innovative practice within Social Work and Allied Health.

Hold an appropriate qualification in Social Work from a recognised tertiary institution giving 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.

22 Oct 2020 1:30 pm

Applications close:
6 Nov 2020 7:25 am, Cen. Australia Daylight Time

About the Company

Company: SA Health

Company Location:  Adelaide CBD SA

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