Department for Child Protection

Senior Social Worker/Case Manager (BB-87635)

Found in: Neuvoo AU

Description:

Eligibility

: External Vacancy - Open toEveryone
Status:  Full time Term Vacancy Available
Location:  Kadina
Remuneration:  AHP2 ($83,152 - $96,329 perannum)/PO2 ($83,152 - $92,020)

About the Department

The Department for Child Protection (DCP) plays a key role inthe protection of children, young people and their families withinSouth Australia. The department provides support to vulnerablechildren and young people to be safe, strong and connected.

About the Opportunity

The DCP Kadina office currently have an exciting termopportunity to join their team as a Senior Social Worker or aSenior Case Manager.

In this role, the successful applicant will be providing highquality and effective social work service to respond to the needsof children and their families in a timely manner and withinstatutory guidelines

As a Senior Social Worker/Senior Case Manager, you will beundertaking the most complex child protection investigations andassessments, assessing the needs of children and families, andworking with children who have entered into the care of theMinister so that their development, stability and security isassured.

About You

We are looking for a motivated, organised individual who has thecapacity and capability to clarify situations, act impartially anduse influence, negotiation and persuasion to effectively mediatethe conflict and devise a workable solution.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that theyhave knowledge and understanding of children and young peopleparticularly in regards to developmental stages, vulnerability andresilience.

Additionally, you will possess the ability to develop workersskill and competency and to apply Social Work Methodologies intotheir practice approach, to facilitate critical thinking andreflective practice.

To find out more about this role, including the keyselection criteria and specialconditions , please click on the attached roledescription.

Essential Qualifications:

AHP: A degree level qualification in SocialWork which gives eligibility for full membership of the AustralianAssociation of Social Workers.

PO: Appropriate degree qualification inCommunity Services, Social Sciences, Human Services, Health orrelated field.

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).

For enquiry contact details, applicationinstructions or/and to apply, please click ‘Apply’ and you and you will bedirected to our DCP Jobs Board.


Applications close: 04/03/2021 11:00 PM

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