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Child Safety Officer Employment Register

TAS Statewide, TAS

Full Time, Part Time

$62,601 to $95,776

Social Worker

If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable and at-risk children and meet the essential requirements for this role, as listed in the statement of duties, the Department of Communities Tasmania would love to hear from you.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Salary: $62,601 to $95,776 pro rat per annum + 10% Superannuation
  • Classification: Allied Health Professional Level 1-2
  • Award/Agreement: Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Union Wages Agreement
  • Location: Statewide
  • Hours of Work: Fixed-term full time and Fixed-term part time for periods of up to 12 months.

Please note: The Register is reviewed on a regular, as required basis, for suitability against the duties. You will be notified of the outcome of your suitability and contacted should a fixed-term vacancy arise. Registers are NOT a vacancy, they are used to fill short, urgent, fixed-term vacancies to ensure business continuity. Suitability does NOT guarantee any offer of employment will be made. This Register does not preclude other Child Safety Officer positions from being advertised.

About the Team

Children, Youth, and Families (CYF) provide integrated programs that support all children, young people, and their families in Tasmania. The Child Safety Service (CSS) is integral to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people who are at risk or in crisis, in northern Tasmania.e protect children and young people by working with young people, their families, community, and non-government support agencies, to strengthen the capacity of families and individuals to provide adequate support, care, and safety to children.

About You

In addition to meeting the essential requirements, to succeed long term in this role you should possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Genuine motivation and passion to work as part of a team in Child Safety
  • High level of personal resilience, emotional intelligence, and the ability to self-reflect
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to change your communication style, de-escalate and manage conflicts
  • Experience and knowledge in assessment and casework interventions
  • Completed study from a relevant field of study
  • Align to our workplace values; Kind, Connected, Committed, Respectful

Duties Include:

  • Under general supervision, provide quality, timely and effective intervention, and case management services within a defined child safety service delivery framework, working within the Tasmanian Child Protection Professional Practice Standards.
  • Engage and work with children and young persons and their families to promote safety, stability, and development of the child, and to strengthen family capacity. This includes directly guiding, encouraging, and supporting the child and family while monitoring impacts and outcomes

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for ALL the selection criteria of this position. Please address the Selection Criteria in your application.

Essential Requirements:

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

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

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 action in previous employment check.

More Information?

For more information on the duties and opportunities, please contact our Recruitment Consultants via email: [email protected] who will liaise with you.

How to Apply:

Click on the blue ‘Apply Now’ button to log in/create an account and submit the application form. Please address how you meet and can demonstrate the Selection Criteria (as listed in the SoD) and be no longer than 3 pages.

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, for an overview of the workplace, duties, and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties (PDF): Generic Child Safety Officer HP1-2 (June 2020) WWC.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word): Generic Child Safety Officer HP1-2 (June 2020) WWC.docx

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.pdf

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.docx

Job Ad Reference 1068009
Date Listed 30 September 2021