Youth Justice Worker - Community Youth Justice North - 501594

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 13, 2023

Job Description:

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.


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.

Period of Appointment

Fixed Term commencing ASAP for 12 Months

Hours per fortnight

76 hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

• Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment).

1 Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) crimes of violence

b) sex related offences

c) serious drug offences

d) crimes involving dishonesty

e) serious traffic offences

2 Identification check

3 Disciplinary actions in previous employment check.

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

Statement Of Duties (PDF)

Information for Applicants (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

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

Name: Tony Poole
Title: Manager Youth Justice Services
Phone: 0428 389 254