Child Safety Officer - Fixed-term Employment Register

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 29, 2020
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

Position no:VariousAward:Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2016Classification:DoH / DCT Allied Health Professional Level 1-2Salary:$62,601 - $95,776 per annumWork Type:RegisterLocation:CYS, Child Safety Service - Launceston (North), Burnie - Devonport (North West), and Hobart (South)

A fixed-term employment register is not a vacancy and inclusion on a register does not guarantee any offer of employment will be made.

Do you hold a Bachelor of Social Work or a Diploma of Community Welfare work?

Do you have experience working with children and their families?

Are you up for a challenge?

If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable and at risk children and have some previous experience working with this client group we would love to hear from you.

The role of the Child Safety Officer is to provide professional services in accordance with legislation, practice guidelines, policies and procedures and by applying professional judgment to ensure that services are delivered in the best interest of the child/young person and their family.

Applications are invited from persons interested in being considered for fixed-term full time and part time employment for periods of up to 12 months. This register will remain open to applicants at all times until 19 September 2021 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Please note that the Employment Register will not preclude other Child Safety Officer positions being advertised if warranted.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the relevant person listed below.

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Essential Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Social Work - or - a Diploma of Community Welfare Work - or - other tertiary qualifications at Diploma or above level which include units of study in case management/casework practice and supervised practical work placements in relevant fields.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (Employment Type)
  • Current Drivers Licence.

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

  • 1) Conviction check in the following areas: a) Crimes of violence; b) Sex related offences; c) Serious drug offences; d) Crimes involving dishonesty; and e) Serious traffic offences.
  • 2) Identification check.
  • 3) Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

You are encouraged to apply online or forward your hard copy application quoting the vacancy number to: Recruitment Services, Human Resources, Department of Communities Tasmania, GPO Box 65, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001.

Please note if you are applying online you DO NOT need to upload an Application for Employment form.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) Application for Employment (form201-WORD).rtf

(image) Application for Employment (form201-PDF).pdf

(image) Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2019.2.pdf

(image) Statement of Duties - Child Safety Officer HP1-2 (July 2018) WWCT.pdf

(image) Statement of Duties - Child Safety Officer HP1-2 (July 2018) WWCT.docx

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