Social Worker in General Practice

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Social Worker in General Practice

Job Description

Exciting new position to be a primary care social worker within an established general practice.  The social worker will be providing care to patients as part of the general practice team.  

This is a temporary part time position 0.4FTE (flexible days and hours - can be negotiated) until December 2023, with possibility of extension.

The Role

  • Providing one-on-one assessments of care needs to patients of all ages and backgrounds
  • Liaising with local services, NDIS and myAgedCare 
  • Interacting with the practice team to provide holistic care to patients
  • Internal and external reporting of goals and achievements
  • Meeting attendance 


  • Experience with Aged Care Services
  • Working knowledge of available community services
  • Ability to work within a team, and independently when required
  • Excellent interpersonal communication both written and verbal
  • Mental health training or working towards would be an advantage


  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • AASW membership (or ability to obtain)
  • WWCC card (or ability to obtain)
  • Driver's licence
  • COVID vaccination

Employer questions

  • Do you have membership with any of the following psychology, social work, or counselling boards?

  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?

  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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