Social Worker - Student Wellbeing - 970795, Australia

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Department of Education TasmaniaAustralia
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: $91,239.00 - $99,235.00
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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.

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. 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 Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status – Employment) A current driver's licence.

Desirable Requirements

Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Enquiries to Matthew Jago (04) 1798 1208

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Person.

For relevant supporting documents, including a statement of duties, please click Apply Now.

Electronic submission of applications via ‘Apply Now’ is preferred.

Applications submitted electronically:

  • must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, each with a size no greater than 10MB
  • will be acknowledged immediately by return email
  • do not require additional paper copies of the application to be sent through the mail

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a completed Application for Employment form
  • a statement addressing the selection criteria
  • 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 queries regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

More about Department of Education Tasmania
Address: GPO Box 169, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 1800 816 057