Girges - Social Worker - Adelaide, SA, Australia

Merna Girges

Adelaide, SA, Australia


Social Worker


• Awareness of issues facing young people as well as families
• Planning, implementing and evaluating programs
• Assessing client barriers & referring to appropriate services
• Analysing and researching data
• Building relationships with young people.
• Being involved in home, school and hospital visits.
• Working with people from culturally and diverse backgrounds
• Working in conjunction with other service providers including local Schools to assist Youth in overcoming personal barriers
• Networking with different agencies including Local Employers, Schools, Health Services, Community Organisations and Government Agencies
• Working with families and individuals in need of interpreting services
• Natural ability to build a strong rapport with people.
• Excellent client contact skills both in person and over the telephone
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate with colleagues, management and clients at all levels
• Developed literacy and numeracy skills

Work History

Social Work Student

Australian Refugee Association

July 2012 - October 2012

I have done my placement with Australian Refugee Association.

Social Work Student

Nazareth Catholic Community

March 2011 - April 2011

I have done half of my placement experience at Nazareth Catholic Community.

Family Support Work

Anglicare (Family Support Work)

February 2011 - March 2011

I have done half of my experience with Anglicare.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Social Work


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