SSS Social Worker (AH3)

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 05/07/2022 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Leongatha

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/DET/SEVR20007214

Reference: VG/DET/SEVR20007214

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192

Work location: Gippsland | Leongatha

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified Social Worker to join the Inner Gippsland Student Support Services (SSS) team. SSS Social Workers assess and develop strategies to address emotional and mental health needs of children, young people and their families, within an educational context. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to support students and teachers, SSS Social Workers provide comprehensive services to schools, to support student health and wellbeing. This can encompass a broad range of areas including: learning issues, behavioural issues, disabilities, mental health, school and work transitions, self-esteem, grief and loss, trauma, anger management, relationships, conflict, sexuality and drug/alcohol involvement.

  • Classification: VPS Allied Health Grade 3
  • Employment Type: Ongoing, Full Time (1.0 FTE)
  • Location: Inner Gippsland (based at Leongatha Office, required to work across Inner Gippsland Area)

Flexible working arrangements will be considered in conjunction within requirements of the role. Peer supervision and support is available within the team structure. Professional development and opportunities for growth within the role would be available for the successful applicant.

The successful applicant will possess a graduate or post-graduate qualification in Social Work which is acceptable for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and possess a current Australian Drivers' Licence and Working with Children Check.

The Inner Gippsland SSS team is made up of Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Social Workers Administration Support, Team Leader and Branch Manager. SSS work collaboratively with schools and an Area Health Wellbeing and Inclusion Workforce (HWIW) to support student emotional health and wellbeing.

As a member of this team, you will have access to a car to travel to various school locations (subject to availability), a laptop, an iPhone as well as access to an extensive assessment and resource library.

For more details regarding this position, please see attached position description or contact Tonya Wright 03 5194 4133

When applying for this position ensure you submit Key Selection Criteria responses along with your resume.

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

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.

Applications close 5 July, 2022

SSS Social Worker (AH3)

Job type:

Full time

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Tonya Wright | 0427 835 783

SSS Social Worker (AH3)