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Child Safety Officers - North Tasmania

Department of Communities Tasmania

  • Vacancy No: 501542
  • Multiple vacancies
  • North Tasmania
  • $ 62,601.00 to $ 95,776.00 pro rata, per annum plus superannuation

Are you up for a challenge?

We want to hear from you if you have experience, or would like to gain experience, in working intensively with vulnerable families to strengthen their capabilities to parent and support their children. If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable and at risk children and meet the essential requirements for this role, your next job could be with Communities Tasmania.

The Child Safety Officer is responsible for the provision of advice and referral services, assessment, family preservation and restoration, and out-of-home placements for vulnerable children and young people. The role of the Child Safety Officer is to provide professional services in accordance with legislation, practice guidelines, policies and procedures and by applying professional judgement to ensure that services are delivered in the best interest of children, young people and their families.

The Child Safety Officer forms part of the broader Children and Youth Services, which incorporates Community Youth Justice and Family Violence Counselling and Support Service. The position works collaboratively with professional staff from other operational areas from within the Department of Communities Tasmania, the Department of Education, Tasmania Police, and a range of non-government organisations.

We are seeking enthusiastic applicants who have:

Sound skills in building relationships, casework, interpreting and analysing information, and communication will be highly valued.

Child Safety Officers have sound self-management skills, self-awareness, and emotional maturity, with the ability to understand the personal impacts of child protection work and strategies for managing stress and building resilience. It is important that Child Safety Officers have the ability to conduct work with integrity and honesty; adhere to confidentiality requirements; and demonstrate a commitment to working with children, young people and their families.

Essential Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Social Work or a Diploma of Community Welfare Work or other tertiary qualifications at Diploma or above level which include units of case management/casework practice and supervised practical work placements in relevant fields.
  • Current Driver's Licence.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

Applicants are encouraged to read the further information available on child safety careers: www.jobs.tas.gov.au

We offer:

  • a well supported team
  • innovative high quality services
  • opportunities for professional development
  • attractive salary and benefits
  • an unbeatable lifestyle.

These opportunities are offered on a fixed term full-time basis for periods of 6 months to periods of approximately 2 years.

To find out more about these rewarding career opportunities, please contact Roslyn Pickett by calling (mob) 0419 334 110 or email roslyn.pickett@communities.tas.gov.au using the subject line: Child Safety Officers - North Tasmania enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Apply online by clicking "Apply Now".

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