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Social Worker / Case Manager - Pool

Job Description

Start or consolidate your career as a Social Worker or Case Manager with the Department for Child Protection!

  • Multiple full-time vacancies (Pool)
  • AHP1/PO1 ($67,466 - $82,359 p.a. + 11% Super)
  • Salary packaging available + EAP support for you and your family

Role Status: Multiple Term Vacancies (Pool) 

Remuneration: AHP1/PO1 ($67,466 - $82,359 p.a.) + 11% Superannuation

Role Details
The Department for Child Protection is seeking multiple Social Workers and Case Managers to join an employment pool for our Hindmarsh office. 

The roles are responsible for:

  • Providing effective case management services to respond to the needs of children and their families aligned to appropriate statutory guidelines.
  • Delivering a range of intervention strategies to safeguard children and promote positive outcomes.
  • Assisting children in out of home care to reconnect with their birth families, strengthen relationships and achieve and maintain reunification.
  • Undertaking regular visits and supporting parents in developing appropriate parenting skills.

About You
We are looking for motivated, organised individuals who have the ability to understand factors that contribute to child abuse and can confidently apply this understanding to your work and the decisions you make. 

To be successful you will have the ability to identify and respond to the needs and risks to safety, wellbeing and development of children and young people. 

You will have a demonstrated ability to apply culturally sensitive child protection practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and community from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

If you are seeking to make a meaningful difference to the lives of our most vulnerable children, then apply now.

About the Business
The Department for Child Protection plays a key role in the protection of children, young people and their families within South Australia. The department provides support to vulnerable children and young people to be safe, strong and connected.

About the Pool 
Should you be successful, you will be advised (in writing) that you have been recommended onto this pool. The pool will remain active for 12 months and during this time you may be contacted for an offer of employment. You are not required to accept any or all offers made to you, and DCP is not obliged to offer you any opportunities. 
Watch our explainer video on recruitment pools.

Please note: DCP reserves the right to advertise similar positions outside of this pool process.

Special Conditions
AHP: A degree level qualification in Social Work which gives eligibility for full membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
PO: Appropriate degree qualification in Community Services, Social Sciences, Human Services, Health or related field.

Persons of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, who have the appropriate background and skills but do not have the essential qualification, may apply for and be engaged/assigned to the role of Social Worker and will be entitled to apply for any Allied Health Professional roles requiring a qualification in Social Work within the Department for Child Protection (DCP).

To find out more about this role, including the key selection criteria and special conditions, please click on the 'apply' button.

Enquiries: Kerri-Ann Windsor, Support Worker on 08 8406 2777 or email: 

The department values an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disability, and people from the LGBTQI+ community.

To apply for this role, please click here  to be re-directed to the DCP Career Portal.

Applications Close: 05 August 2024 at 11:00 PM

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