Student Welfare Officer - St Joseph's School, MURGON, Officer

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Date posted:
Start date: February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are seeking a Student Welfare Officer. In this role you will:

• contribute to and promote the development, alignment, attainment and review of the mission and strategic goals for Brisbane Catholic Education
• work closely with others to promote and develop student wellbeing, emotional resilience and positive relationships
• collaborate with other role holders in supporting student’s faith, spiritual and pastoral needs
• provide appropriate referrals for students in accordance with school approved processes
• promote positive partnerships within and beyond the school community.

Minimum requirements for applicants for the position of Student Welfare Officer in a Brisbane Catholic Education school:

Qualifications - possession of either:
• a Certificate IV in Youth Work; or a Certificate IV in Pastoral Care; or
• an equivalent qualification; this certificate or equivalent must include a unit of competency in ‘mental health’ and ‘making appropriate referrals’
• meets the National School Chaplaincy Programme’s Minimum Qualification Requirements

St Joseph's Murgon is a Primary School offering families a parish-based, comprehensive, inclusive, holistic and future focused education within the Murgon area. We are a Marist school imbued with the spirit and charism of the Presentation Sisters, Edmund Rice and Indigenous. Our approximate enrolment is 110 students.

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To be successful in this role you will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • currently hold or be eligible to hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Estimated Start Date:
  Commencing February 2020

Position Tenure:   Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):   2 years

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required:   12 hours per week on any two days except Friday.

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate:   School Officer Level 5 $31.91 per hour

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement 2015-2019

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Contact Person:
  Tracey Gerrard

Contact Telephone Number:   0418737506

Contact Email:

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Address: 243 Gladstone Road, Dutton Park, Queensland, QLD 4102, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 3033 7000