Social work discipline for the National Graduate Program professional pathway

If you have a degree and want a career in social work, we want you.

Type of degree

We’re looking for graduates with a degree that provides eligibility for membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). Before you start the graduate program, you need to be a member of the AASW. You can register on the AASW website.

You could also apply for the generalist pathway. It gives you the opportunity to work on diverse projects and learn how different areas operate. Or, apply for both.

Read about how to apply.

Range of work

In the social work discipline, you may work on a range of projects and tasks like:

  • assess individuals for medical, psychological and social barriers that impact employment options
  • crisis intervention
  • social casework
  • community engagement.

Page last updated: 1 April 2019