WHYALLA Case Manager / Social Worker / Senior Case Manager / Senior Social Worker - POOL VACANCY
Department for Child Protection
Whyalla, AU
3h ago
source : Government of South Australia

The Region

The Department for Child Protection is currently seeking variousprofessionals with experience in working with children and youngpeople to provide high quality support and effective casemanagement within the Far North Far West region.

The region provides various services to children, young peopleand their families within South Australia and works to supportvulnerable children and young people to be safe, strong andconnected.

The Opportunity

In this role you will work within a team to provide high qualityservice and support that will deliver significant improvements inthe lives of children and young people.

You will promote casediscussion, reflective practice and skill building towards practiceexcellence. You will communicate, consult, network and partnercollaboratively with a broad range of service sector providers toidentify demand and match appropriate services to collectively meetchildren’s needs.

This is a Pool Vacancy’ open for Applications for a12 month period, if successful your recommendation is valid for 12months from the date of recommendation, and you will be contactedas suitable placements arise.

More information about PoolRecruitment is attached.

Key components of the roles include :

  • Providing a high quality and effective case management service to respond to the needs of children and their families in a timely manner and within statutory guidelines.
  • Working with children who have entered into the care of the Minister so their development, stability and security is assured.
  • Assessing needs of children and families, and planning and delivering focused intervention to safeguard children and promote positive outcomes.
  • Undertaking complex child protection investigations and assessments, assessing the needs of children and families.
  • Essential Qualifications :

    Persons of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanderdescent, who have the appropriate background and skills but do nothave the essential qualification, may apply for and beengaged / assigned to the role of Social Worker and will be entitledto apply for any Allied Health Professional roles requiring aqualification in Social Work within the Department for ChildProtection (DCP).

  • AHP (Allied Health Professionals) A degree level qualification in Social Work which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • PO (Professional Officers) An appropriate degree qualification in community services, sociology, criminology, justice, correctional practice, social sciences, health, human services, mental health or related field.
  • If you have any queries relating to your current qualification, please do contact the enquiry person.
  • About You

    People from a wide range of different backgrounds, with skillsand experience in many different fields working with children andyoung people are encouraged to apply.

    If you have a passion and astrong understanding of issues that could be associated withchildhood trauma, abuse, young persons in custody, and really enjoyworking with children and young people from diverse backgrounds,this could be the job for you.

    Special Conditions :

  • Please indicate in your cover letter which position and location you are applying for;
  • Subsidised government housing is available upon application;
  • Relocation assistance provided;
  • Return trips home / additional family support negotiable;
  • Ongoing and term contract negotiable;
  • Flexible working hours / part time negotiable;
  • There are other special conditions attached these roles, please refer to the Role Descriptions to find out more.
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