Senior Caseworkers - Child Protection

Senior Caseworkers - Child Protection

Job Title: Senior Caseworkers - Child Protection
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: VIC
Reference: KTMAY01
Contact Name: Kerri Olafsen
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2020 18:00

Job Description

If you are an experienced and passionate Child Protection Caseworker looking for an exciting new role, we have fantastic opportunities in regional areas throughout Victoria. These roles will enable you to provide valuable expertise and support to your team, strengthen case practice and ensure the safety and development of children and young people.

We are currently looking for driven Child Protection Caseworkers with a minimum of 4 years' experience who:
  • Identify factors that place a child at risk of abuse or neglect
  • Understand the developmental stages within a child's life
  • Understands the legislative and statutory framework - understands and embeds the Child Youth and Families Act (2005) in practice, including the core responsibilities and principles of the Act
  • Works confidently with families impacted by drug and alcohol abuse, family violence and families that identify as Aboriginal
  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Confidently prepares for court - initiates, prepares, and presents in Children’s Court, or other tribunals
  • Communicates risk and risk-related concepts verbally - confidently conveys ideas and information in a clear and interesting way
  • Writes professionally and convincingly
To be eligible to apply you will need the following:
  • BA in Social Work, Psychology or Social Science
  • Eligible for membership with the AASW or ACWA
  • 4+ years of experience in child protection (statutory child protection experience will be highly regarded)
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve optimal outcomes under pressure
  • Right to live and work in Australia is essential
Why go through TaylorCare Recruitment for your next job?

We are passionate about giving back and support three charities through our business - RUOK, A21 Campaign and Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia. So as we place you into a job in turn we can donate more to the charities we support.

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If you have any queries regarding these roles, please contact Kerri by email or phone 0491202056.

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