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SA Branch Social Work Career Insights for Students and New Graduates December 2017

Event Details
Date: Wednesday December 6, 2017
Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue: Flinders University City Campus
State: South Australia
CPD hrs: 3

Members $15
Non-Members $20
Recommended for students and new graduates

Organiser: AASW SA Branch
Further information
  • Event date has passed
  • Registrations are closed

Late registrations will be accepted with payment at the door.

The Program

Join us for a great careers and networking event!

Explore your options for a successful start into your future career as a Social Worker!

Don’t miss the chance to participate in this amazing careers highlight session consisting of a Mini-Careers Expo and a Panel discussion with experienced practitioners.
This event is for you if you want to:

  • Network with potential future employers
  • Receive information on working practices in a variety of organisations
  • Gain first-hand knowledge about recruitment processes,
  • Get advice on how to succeed in a variety of Social Work roles,
  • Get an insight into expectations and skills needed to succeed in a range of Social Work roles
  • Have your questions answered.

The Agenda

5.15 Registration
5.30 Mini-Careers Expo – Meet with prospective employer agencies, Career and AASW representatives.
6.15 Break
6.30 Panel discussion – Panellists:
University Careers Offices, Commonwealth, State and Local Government and NGOs
8.30 Finish


Sherley Young
Clinical Service Coordinator, Strengthening Families Program
Northern CAMHS

Mary Hood
President AASW SA Branch

Dorothy Bloomfield
AASW SA Branch


Meg (Margaret) Alexander
Career Development Consultant
Flinders University

Rick Mason
Career Advisor
University of South Australia

Amanda Kemperman
Senior Community Development Officer, Neighbourhood Development Program, Community Connections
City of Onkaparinga

Chris Campbell
Operations Manager, Courts/Bail/Home Detention
Community Youth Justice, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI)

Mark McCarthy
A/Director, Social Work, Chair SA Health Social Work Advisory Group
Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Allan Baird
Student Placement Coordinator
Central Adelaide Local Health Network

Jessica Pellegrino
Social Work Field Education Coordinator
Department for Child Protection

Margaret Davies
CSS Network Director
The Salvation Army

Location and date

Flinders University
City Campus
Level 10, 182 Victoria Square

Wednesday December 6, 2017
5:15pm registration
5:30pm to 8:30pm


AASW members $15
Non-Members $20

Recommended for students and new graduates

Light refreshments will be provided.


Register at the door or select the submit now button on the right hand side of this screen and follow the prompts.

Ensure you are logged in using your member number and password should you wish to access the Member rate.

p: 08 8463 591

Online registrations close Tuesday December 5
No refunds after 24 November

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers