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School Engagement Worker - Sale

Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

  • Leading Community Services Organisation
  • Salary packaging, and competitive sector remuneration
  • Part-Time, Maximum Term (0.5 FTE) until 30 June 2021
  • Sale location

About the opportunity

The School Engagement Worker supports and assists with improving educational outcomes for children and youth. The main responsibilities include actively working with families, children and young people who struggle with poor engagement or disengagement from school and absenteeism. Partnering with the DET and other service providers to provide intervention strategies in order to retain children and youth within education settings.

You can view the position description here.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A university qualification, degree level or above in social welfare, psychology, Social Work or related discipline.
  • Experience and knowledge of the provision of intervention/support to children, youth and their families with multiple and complex needs.
  • Demonstrated experience in outreach support/case management with young people
  • Ability to constructively challenge systematic processes in a professional manner.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, apply today by submitting the following

  • Cover Letter (1 page outlining your suitability according to the position description)
  • Current Resume (no more than 3 pages)
  • Address the Core Selection Criteria in the position description

Get in touch

Tracey Donaldson, Practice Leader Client Services - 03 5144 7777.

About Uniting

At Uniting we are passionate about working together to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice. Visit us: unitingvictas.org.au

Uniting is a child safe organisation and is committed in everyday practice to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all children, at all times. As a ‘child safe’ organisation, employment with Uniting is subject to a satisfactory national (and international where relevant) police check and Working With Children Check (in Victoria) and/or Working With Vulnerable People Check (in Tasmania) prior to commencement of any paid or unpaid work and/or participation in any service or undertaking.

Uniting is also committed to equal opportunity and ensuring the workplace is reflective of the community. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.


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