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Social Worker (AH3)

Job posted: 07/06/2021
Applications close: 22/06/2021 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: Full time / Until 31/12/2021

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20007619A

Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20007619A

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: South West Region

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated Social Worker to join Student Support Services working in the Brimbank/Melton Area. The successful applicant will be required to provide comprehensive social work services to school aged students. You will have the ability to undertake advanced interventions that support students and schools, work collaboratively with other professionals in respect to complex cases, and support teachers in the development of educational programs to improve student learning, particularly for students with additional needs. Flexibility, the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required are key requirements for this position.

The purpose of Student Support Services (SSS) is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and Area levels.

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. SSS staff work as part of a multidisciplinary health and wellbeing team within Areas, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

SSS do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing - particularly our most vulnerable students - and SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Social Worker (AH3)

Job type:

Full time / Until 31/12/2021

Job classification:

AH3

Contact:

Marg Keatley | Marg.Keatley@education.vic.gov.au

Social Worker (AH3)