Social Worker

An exciting opportunity exists for a Social Worker, Student Support Services working in the Ovens Murray Area with DET. The successful applicant will be required to provide a range of supports to schools with the network. Flexibility, the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and the capability to work autonomously when required are key requirements for this position.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH2
Work Location: North East - Wodonga
Reference: VG/DET/NEVR29127
Closing Date: 21-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $57,206 - $78,418
Job Duration: 6 months
Attachments: Position Description - Social Worker AH2.docx (Word, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Caroline Evans
0418 551 173

Position Details

Social Worker, AH2, Fulltime, 6 months

The purpose of Student Support Services is to assist children and young people facing a range of barriers to learning to achieve their educational and developmental potential through the provision of a range of strategies and specialised support at individual, group, school and network levels.

Student Support Services comprise a broad range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. Student Support Services Officers work as part of an integrated health and wellbeing team within networks of schools, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

Student Support Services (SSS) do vital work in supporting students' health and wellbeing – particularly our most vulnerable students – and SSS are critical to building an excellent education system that reduces the impact of disadvantage.

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

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. 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 21 December 2017.


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