Social Worker

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly self-motivated team player to provide a comprehensive social work service to schools in the Hume South Network by providing high-level professional advice to principals and school networks that strongly influence student wellbeing policy within a school network. The successful applicant will initiate, develop and implement student wellbeing programs within a school network, as well as provide leadership within the Student Support Services team. This will include assisting in the coordination of service delivery within a multidisciplinary team and contributing to professional supervision and direction to other members of the team.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: AH3
Work Location: North West Victoria
Reference: VG/DET/RSG/NWVR1302069
Closing Date: 24-Oct-2017
Salary Range: $79,955 - $90,716
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Social Worker AH3 PD.docx (Word, 326KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Maryanne Panucci
03 9302 3847

Position Details


Social Worker

Ongoing - 0.4 FTE

Student Support Services (SSS) 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.

SSS comprise a broad range of professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. SSS staff 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.

SSS staff 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 and


Applications close: 24 October 2017

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