Youth Justice Worker (501598)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 3, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

You may have heard that the Department of Communities Tasmania will be disbanded by 30 September 2022. Please be assured that the services that Communities Tasmania provides to the Tasmanian public will be ongoing and dispersed between existing Tasmanian Government agencies and a new Housing Tasmania statutory authority. Any advertised roles and contracts will be honoured in line with current Tasmanian State Service legislation.


$ 64,072.00 to $ 98,027.00 pro rata, per annum.


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

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Period of employment / Hours:

Fixed term full-time day work (part-time hours may be considered by negotiation) commencing ASAP up until approximately 22 September 2023 (a period of approximate 12 months.)


Children & Youth Services - Community Youth Justice - North West


Primary Purpose / Focus :

As part of a restorative justice practice framework and subject to the statutory provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1997, assess the complex risks and rehabilitative needs of young people referred by the police and the courts, participate in youth diversionary programs and case manage a caseload of identified clients on legal orders.

Selection criteria includes:

Essential Requirements:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

As a result of a risk assessment process, the Head of Agency gave consideration to where vaccination is a necessary control to protect the health and safety of workers and the community. Therefore, it’s been determined that prior to appointment to these duties, a person to is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against COVID-19.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Statement of Duties (PDF) : (image) Generic Youth Justice Worker HP1-2 (December 2019) HAHSA WWC.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word) : (image) Generic Youth Justice Worker HP1-2 (December 2019) HAHSA WWC_CSO.docx


(image) Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.pdf

(image) Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.docx

*** All interested applicants are encouraged to read the Applicant Guide and to discuss the specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Officer. ***

For more information (Contact Officer) :

Name: Tony Poole

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (03) 6477 7565


How to apply:

Online applications are preferred - please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

If you apply online: - Please DO NOT send a hard copy application as well. - You do not need to upload an Application for Employment form.

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If you have any difficulty accessing/using the online application process please email your application documents (preferably combined as 1 word or pdf document only) AND a copy of the application form (below) to : [email protected]

Application for Employment (Word).docx

Application for Employment (PDF).pdf

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