Health Professional Level 5 $106,086 - $119,426, Canberra (PN: 13738)
Gazetted: 29 April 2013
Closing Date: 14 May 2013
Details: The successful applicant will be required to manage a number of operational areas within Care and Protection Services. The position has a particular focus on managing permanency services for children in care, including local and overseas adoptions, and the transition of young people leaving care at 18 years. The position is also responsible for providing advice and support across Care and Protection Services, and includes providing leadership to support the confidence and competence of the workforce, enable and empower workers to deliver a high quality service to children, young people and their families, manage high demand and competing priorities, provide clinical professional supervision, encourage participation and communication with stakeholders, and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and the Children and Young People Act 2008.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Social Welfare, Social Science or related discipline. Applicants for these positions require at least five year's experience working with children, youth and/or families in a senior social work/case management role. Current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Check) ACT 2011 will be required. Current driver's licence.