Social Work Jobs Australia
Since 2001: Allied Health Employment has been the agency of choice for both Australian and international Social Workers seeking both locum and permanent work around Australia. Our team of dedicated employment and recruitment consultants consists of experienced Australian health professionals who understand your needs and requirements as a job seeker.
We have a national database of Social Work clients in all states of Australia in both the Private and Public sectors.
Divisions Covered: General Social Work, Hospital, Community, Child Protection, Case Management, D&A
Looking for Work?
Locum Social Work Division
We are proud to have consistently provided a superior service for locums over the past few years. Our database consists of many Social Workers who have worked for us exclusively for years. Locum Social Work provides a great chance to travel Australia, save money, meet other professionals and develop your skills in different medical settings. Our Social Work consultants have can give a detailed account of a location and job prospect that might interest you.
Many locum Social Work jobs outside the major capital cities in Australia also have accommodation and travel expenses provided at no cost we ensure this as part of our service. We have an ever changing database of Social Work jobs from one week assignments to 6 month assignments and longer. We always have Social Work jobs across the major cities such as Sydney and Melbourne as well as other regional cities and country areas around Australia in area such as private practise, aged care, hospital and community care. Social Workers who are registered with us have immediate access to a great range of jobs from our database, often well before others in the field.
Permanent Social Work Division
Our permanent division is very active. Placing not just Australian trained Social Workers into employment but also international candidates. We can assist international candidates with advice on visas and specific registration or examination processes, arrival times, banking, tax, schooling and locations.
Registration to Practice
Contact us at Allied Health Employment if you are an international Social Worker and seeking employment opportunities in Australia. We can guide you on the best process depending on your qualifications and experience.
If you not from Australia or New Zealand then you will need a visa to enter Australia and undertake employment.
There are 2 main types of visas which can be used to enter and work in Australia.
1. Working Holiday Visa -
The Working Holiday Program provides opportunities for people between 18 and 30 to holiday in Australia and to supplement their travel funds through incidental employment.
The visa allows a stay of up to 12 months from the date of first entry to Australia, regardless of whether or not you spend the whole time in Australia.
You are allowed to do any kind of work of a temporary or casual nature, but work for more than three months with any one employer is not permitted.
Australia has reciprocal Working Holiday maker arrangements in effect with the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, Republic of Ireland, Republic of Korea, Malta, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People's Republic of China, Finland, the Republic of Cyprus, France, and Italy, Belgium and Taiwan if you are not from one of these countries, you cannot apply for a working holiday visa.
The Working Holiday Visa is used by backpackers and young travellers who wish to supplement their income while having a holiday in Australia.
Contact us at Allied Health Employment to discuss the most appropriate visa for you to enter and undertake Social Work employment in Australia.
2. Sponsored Employee Visa -
Employers can sponsor overseas applicants into Australia for a period of up to four years if they can't fill a vacancy from the local work force. Employees will be under contract and can only work for their sponsoring employer - the visa is provided by the employer and links the employee to the job directly. This is the most common visa for job seekers over the age of 30 or those seeking to work in Australia for a few years or while they arrange immigration. We have a large number of clients across the professions at any one time who are prepared to sponsor the right applicants into Australia. These are across all states and a wide variety of locations. A sponsored visa also allows you to arrange to bring your spouse and dependents to Australia with you as well.
As of May 2012 - Allied Health Employment is an accredited sponsor of Social Workers and we can offer working visas to applicants that meet our specific criteria and needs. Contact us today about working for us and having a visa provided.
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Social Work Jobs Australia