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Child Safety Officer, Mount Isa (Permanent vacancies available now), Child Safety, Youth and Women (BB-2F4AF)

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Child Safety Officer, Mount Isa (Permanent vacancies available now) writeAgency('Child Safety, Youth and Women'); Child Safety, Youth and Women (Organisation site ( ))
Child and Family; Region - Northern Queensland; Service Delivery; Mount Isa

Do you want an opportunity to improve the lives of Queensland children, young people and families who need it most?

Do you have what it takes to meet the demands of this challenging, highly rewarding role?

BECOME A CHILD SAFETY OFFICER (CSO)

About Mt Isa Mount Isa is a mining town in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia and affectionately known as ‘Oasis of the outback' and has a population of , with primary schools, high schools.

What to do

Lake Moondarra has plenty of room for recreation activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, skiing or relaxing in Peacock Park. The annual rodeo is very popular and the largest in the southern hemisphere. Cowboys from around the world show their bull riding skill.

• Peacock Park is a popular outing to relax in the huts, take a swim in Lake Moondarra or take the kids to the park. The lake is often used for recreation to kayak, boating, fishing or skiing;

• Town pool or east Leichhardt waterhole;

• Historic day trip to the old Mary Kathleen (granite mine)

This is an exciting time for the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women. We are advancing the Stronger Families Changing Futures reforms, focusing on delivering the right services at the right time to better support families, children, young people and women. Our Recruitment team engage staff for all Child Safety Service Centres across state-wide Queensland. We have a continuous applicant pool which allows for applications at any time of the year and allows you to track your application through our recruitment portal. If deemed suitable, your details will remain in the CSO talent pool and you will be contacted further by our Recruitment team at the time an opportunity arises. We may request your participation in other recruitment selection processes, (for example online testing or telephone interview) to further determine suitability for employment as a CSO.

CSOs have the opportunity to work anywhere in Queensland as we have Child Safety Service Centres in coastal areas, inland rural towns, and remote communities. Placements outside of our metro areas can provide invaluable exposure to a broad range of casework opportunities, working in smaller communities, gaining a broader experience in cultural awareness and the ability to work directly with indigenous communities. The skills you acquire as a regional or remote child protection practitioner will help further your future career prospects. If you are not only looking for a career but a life changing experience consider kick starting your career in one of our regional or remotely located Service Centres.

HOW WE REWARD YOU

• Living subsided - After fringe benefits rent is approximately $-$/week

• Remote incentives - extra leave days + $/year + location allowance $/FN

• Professional practice skills - develop a cultural capability skillset in Mount Isa

• An attractive salary package including .% super and annual leave loading

• Industry-leading training and support as well as promotional and development opportunities

• Family support through parental leave and flexible working arrangements

• Generous leave provisions

WE LOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE

• A bachelor level qualification in social work, psychology, human services or behavioural science. Other bachelor degrees are acceptable, so if you have other qualifications, please have a conversation with us

• A valid driver's licence

• The right to live and work in Australia You will be relationships-focused, have strong engagement, communication, written and time management skills. This compliments your commitment to be a team-player and provide great customer service. You will join an organisation committed to creating diverse, inclusive, connected, capable and supportive workplaces.

HOW TO APPLY 

For information on the application process please refer to the Child Safety Officer role profile.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights ( ) and diversity ( ).

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