The AASW sets the benchmarks for professional education and practice in social work and has a strong voice on matters of social justice, human rights and issues that impact upon the quality of life of all Australians.
Operating through a branch network, the AASW delivers education, programs and services, advocacy, networking and connection for the benefit of members and the social work profession.
Reporting to the Member Services Coordinator you will be responsible for:
· Managing branch operations and service delivery to SA members
· Supporting the implementation of AASW strategic objectives with a focus on advancing the delivery of strategies relating to member growth and engagement, social policy, the AASW Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and continuing professional development (CPD) objectives
· Managing and developing a network of professional partnership and stakeholder relationships
· Providing quality and efficient secretariat and administrative support services to the SA Branch
Management Committee (BMC), associated Sub-Committees and Practice Groups
To be successful in this role you will have (selection criteria):
· Proven experience of successfully engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to support social policy and social justice objectives
· Experienced in managing a portfolio of projects within agreed service delivery timelines and standards
· Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and as part of a team
· Experience in coordinating learning events and professional meetings
· Experience in providing executive-level support to committees/volunteer advisory groups and providing secretariat support
· Excellent administrative and organisational skills, including managing work deadlines and managing information
· Problem-solving skills
· Understanding of social work and other allied health services
· Tertiary qualification or equivalent
· Experience in a professional association
The AASW is committed to equal opportunities in employment and embraces diversity and inclusion in its workforce. We encourage applications from culturally and ethnically diverse communities, particularly those underrepresented in the social work profession including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a disability.
To be considered for this role, your application must include your résumé and cover letter which addresses the selection criteria.
Please submit your application to email: HR@aasw.asn.au by close of business AEDST: 22 August 2019.
Further information on AASW can be found by visiting our website at www.aasw.asn.au