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Information for our consumers – Updated 16 November 2022
The Child and Family Health Service acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia. We acknowledge and respect their ongoing and deep spiritual connection and relationship to land, air, sea, waters, community and country. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.


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Careers in CaFHS

The Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) is a vital part of the South Australia’s child health and development system.

CaFHS provides community health services for families in South Australia with infants and children aged 0 - 5 years. CaFHS clinical staff work in a variety of settings including family homes, community health clinics and our residential early parenting centre, Torrens House.

The service provides professional knowledge in the following areas:

  • Child development
  • Infant growth and nutrition
  • Infant mental health
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Parenting and the importance of early relationships
  • Health promotion

Clinical roles of nursing and allied health (social work and psychology) are supported by Child and Family Support Consultants and Aboriginal Cultural Child and Family Support Consultants to ensure the delivery of culturally responsive care.

The service also has a number of administrative and business support roles that support our operations.

Current Vacancies

For further information about vacancies within the Child and Family Health Service and SA Health please visit the SA Health Career site below.

For further information about vacancies within the South Australian Government please visit the I Work for SA site below.