Student Support Response Coordinator - Student Support (Multiple Vacancies)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 23, 2022
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Job Description:

From 3 October 2022, Department of Education has joined with colleagues in the Department of Communities to form the Department for Education, Children and Young People.

This is a Department built entirely for children and young people and their communities. Our ultimate goal is to work together to ensure that every child and young person in Tasmania is known, safe, well and learning.

The child is at the centre of everything we do and the way we do it.

In the short term, you may still see references to Department of Communities and Department of Education as we transition. We are working together to build our strategy and our culture and values. This work will be continuing into 2023, and we want all staff to be involved in this.

It's an important time to join a dynamic new department.

Duties

Lead and coordinate responses within schools to support children, young people and their families who are impacted by child sexual abuse or harmful sexual behaviour. Responses must align with the Department’s approach to safeguarding children and young people and will include providing high level advice and support to schools, families/carers, the Department’s Executive, Deputy Secretary Portfolio Services for Children and Young People, Director Student Support and Student Support Leaders to ensure an alignment to relevant legislation, standards, policy, and procedures.

Period of Appointment

ASAP for 24 months

Hours per fortnight

73.5 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

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

Qualifications in social work, psychology, clinical psychology or teaching.

Experience and/or an understanding of the national and state context in relation to safeguarding children and young people and managing responses to incidents of harmful sexual behaviour and child sexual abuse would be an advantage.

Current Drivers Licence

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

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Applicants should forward/include:

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 Apply Now 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 for Education, Children and Young People, HR Recruitment and Employment via phone +61 3 6165 6285 or email [email protected].

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

Name: Teresa Pockett
Title: Student Support Leader
Phone: 0409 914 336
Email: [email protected]