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Child Protection Worker - Fixed Term Employment Register (501541)

Department of Health and Human Services and Tasmanian Health Organisations
Department of Health and Human Services

Applications Close Friday, 19 September 2014.

$50,781 $81,475 p.a
Allied Health Professionals (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2014, DHHS & THO Allied Health Professional Level 1-2.
Position Type
Child Protection Services - Launceston (North), Burnie - Devonport (North West) and Hobart (South).

Do you hold a Bachelor of Social Work or a Diploma of Community Welfare work?

Do you have experience working with children and their families?

Are you up for a challenge?

If you are passionate about supporting vulnerable and at risk children and have some previous experience working with this client group we would love to hear from you.

The role of the Child Protection Worker is to provide professional services in accordance with legislation, practice guidelines, policies and procedures and by applying professional judgment to ensure that services are delivered in the best interest of the child/young person and their family.

Applications are invited from persons interested in being considered for full time, part time or casual employment for periods of up to 12 months.  This register will remain open to applicants at all times until 21 September 2013 and will be reviewed on a regular basis.  All applicants who have previously registered need not re-register.  Please note that the Employment Register will not preclude other Child Protection Worker positions being advertised if warranted.

Further information may be obtained by contacting the relevant person listed below.

North: Michelle Davey on (03) 6336 2572 or e-mail

North West: Selina McGuire on (03) 6434 6404 or e-mail

South: Lee-Ann Russell on (03) 6230 7666 or e-mail

Essential Requirements -

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

1) Conviction check in the following areas: a) Crimes of violence; b) Sex related offences; c) Serious drug offences; d) Crimes involving dishonesty; and e) Serious traffic offences.

2) Identification check.

3) Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

You are encouraged to apply online (below) or forward your hard copy application quoting the vacancy number to: Recruitment Services, Human Resources, Department of Health and Human Services, GPO Box 125, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001

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