Social Worker

Date Posted: 8 days ago

Job Description

Social Worker (North West) - Professional Support (Northern Region) - 976082

Department of Education
Professional Support (Northern Region)

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 14 November, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close: Sunday 14 November, 2021 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019 - Allied Health Professional Level 1 - 2

Salary: $63,411 to $96,797 per annum
Salary: ahpsw1-2
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time
Region: North West

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


Work in schools as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to provide a social work service which supports students and families. Contribute to capacity building of school communities to improve access, participation and achievement of students

Period of Appointment

Ongoing - Start date of ASAP

Hours per fortnight

76 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

A degree in social work from a university, Institute of Technology or College of Advanced Education or an equivalent award from a recognised overseas institution.

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment. • Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment).

Desirable Requirements

A current driver's licence. Eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF)

Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)

How to apply

Applicants should forward/include:

  • a statement addressing the selection criteria;
  • a resume that contains relevant personal details and work history.

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any difficulties regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Kerri Munro
Title: Senior Social Worker
Phone: 0438 785 516

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