Social Worker - Strong Families Safe Kids (Northern Region) - 970791

Department of Education TasmaniaTasmania

Position details

Applications close: Friday 9 April, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification: Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019 - Allied Health Professional Level 3

Salary: $95,484 to $103,852 per annum

Employment Type: Fixed term, full-time

Region: North

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


Work in schools as a member of a multi-disciplinary Learning Service Support Team to provide a social work service which supports students and families. In particular provide support within the assigned network of schools in relation to child well-being and support for children in relation to issues of child protection. Contribute to capacity building of school communities to improve access, participation and achievement of students.

Provide high level advice to the Department about specific school social work duties and undertake leadership in the form of supervision or leading best practice within the Social Work team or in the school context as required, as directed by the senior and/or Supervisor.

Period of Appointment

ASAP for 16 weeks

Hours per fortnight

76 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

  • A degree in social work from a university, Institute of Technology or College of Advanced Education or an equivalent award from a recognised overseas institution.
  • A current driver's licence.

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment. • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment).

Desirable Requirements

Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF) 

Employment Application Guidelines (PDF) 

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a statement addressing the selection criteria;
  • a resume that contains relevant personal details and work history.
  • All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Matthew Jago

Title: Manager Inter-Agency Student Support

Phone: 0417 981 208


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Department of Education Tasmania


Department of Education Tasmania
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