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Social Worker

ACT Education Directorate

18 hours left to apply

  • $105,900 - $107,000

Clinical Practice is comprised of the School Psychology, Allied Health Service and Wellbeing in Schools teams. These teams employ a range of allied health professionals and support staff, including psychologists, social workers, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, senior youth workers and administration staff.  In joining the team, you will have opportunity to undertake a range of direct social work roles across the Allied Health Service and Wellbeing in Schools team.

Allied Health Service: 

The Allied Health Service Social Work team are part of a multidisciplinary team who work directly and indirectly with children, young people, and their families to support engagement and participation in school. Social Workers deliver psychosocial interventions to students and families, and provide advice, consultation, and professional learning to schools to improve wellbeing and educational outcomes.

Wellbeing in Schools (WINS) Program: 

The WINS team delivers school-based social work services with a focus on providing services at the targeted, selected and universal interventions. The WINS team work closely with school staff to identify the needs of their students and work collaboratively to improve student attendance, engagement in learning and wellbeing outcomes. The WINS team works in partnership with community organisations to deliver psychosocial support for students and families, particularly those with complex and ongoing support needs.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working with children and families and have a strong understanding of support options available in the ACT. They will be able to work independently and part of a team as well as have excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills. They will have the skills and capacity to impact positively on student outcomes through their delivery of psychosocial interventions in collaboration with students, families and the interprofessional team.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory

  • Tertiary qualifications in Social Work
  • A minimum of three years, or equivalent, of experience.
  • Membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers or eligibility for membership.
  • Current drivers licence essential, including access to a private vehicle for work purposes.
  • Prior to commencing in this role, a current registration issued under the working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 will be required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to: https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/1804

Highly Desirable

  • Relevant experience in education or a related area.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of youth services and programs in the ACT, and established connections with the ACT Youth and Community Sector.

Notes:

A Merit Pool will be established from this selection process and will be used to fill vacancies over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. Relocation Reimbursement available to interstate applications as set out in the current workplace agreement.

How to Apply:

For further information, please visit www.jobs.act.gov.au

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