Insurance for Social Workers

Instant social workers insurance that combines professional indemnity, public liability and products liability

Starts from $400 per year

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protects you against

What is covered under this insurance policy for social workers?

Social worker insurance under the allied health professionals insurance covers social workers, home support workers, respite care workers and is designed to include both professional indemnity, public liability and products liability insurance.The policy covers social workers that work full time, part time or freelance.
Public Liability

Public liability insurance protects you and your services against any liability if someone is injured on your premises or while you are providing your social work services in Australia.

Professional Indemnity

Professional indemnity insurance protects you for claims made against your social work services in the course of providing your services in Australia.

Property Damage

Products liability insurance protects you for claims made against your social work services in Australia for any products sold or supplied by you to a third party.

Investigation Costs

Investigation costs cover legal costs and expenses in responding to an investigation from an official body on a complaint made against you or your social work services

Defamation

Protects you and your business against any actual or alleged defamation, or harm to the reputation of a third party online or in public in relation to the provision of your social work services.

other benefits

Value added benefits of upcover’s Social worker insurance

Contract Review

This entitles you to four contract reviews each year you have your social worker insurance. This can be used for any contract that might impact your insurance policy. An example of this might be retaining a contractor.

Complimentary Legal Advice

This provides 1 hour of complimentary legal advice to you each year from our insurance partner's panel of solicitors, for any matter which is notified to us and may become a claim.

Whistleblower Hotline

You and your business employees can access a Whistleblower Hotline that is provided by our insurance partner at no additional cost to you.

exclusions

What is not covered (exclusions) under upcover's Social workers insurance policy?

Abuse

Abuse excludes cover for any insurance claim that might arise from actual or alleged verbal, physical, sexual abuse, molestation, assault, battery or violence.

Dishonest / wilful acts

Dishonest and/or wilful acts exclude cover for any insurance claim that might arise from dishonest, fraudulent or criminal acts.

Alcohol and Drugs

This excludes cover for any insurance claim that might arise from use of alcohol, illegal drugs, narcotics and intoxicants

*For all policy exclusions, please refer to the policy wording and general terms & conditions.

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