SSS AH3 Social Worker

The Department of Education and Training is offering an exciting opportunity for a Social Worker to join the Student Support Services team in the Ovens Murray Area, based in Wangaratta. Ovens Murray covers a large geographical area of North East Victoria ranging from Corryong and Wodonga up on the Murray River, down past Benalla into Mansfield as well as many beautiful Alpine locations including Bright and Mt Beauty. As well as being a famed food and wine region, North East Victoria also boasts ample outdoor activities such as water skiing, hiking and snow skiing; there is something here to suit everybody.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: AH3
Work Location: North East - Wangaratta
Reference: VG/DET/SRSG/20010013A
Closing Date: 23-May-2022
Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: AH3 Social Worker PD.docx (Word, 441KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Samantha Heriz
0428 138 910

Position Details

The successful applicant will be required to provide a range of supports to schools in collaboration with the broader Area team. Flexibility, the ability to operate as part of a multi-disciplinary team and autonomously when required are key requirements of the role. New graduates are welcome to apply and will be supported by a tailored induction program and senior team members.

As an employer, the Department of Education and Training (DET) can offer many benefits to the successful applicant including:

* Generous Professional Learning allowances;

* embedded Supervision Framework;

* Family friendly work environment with flexible work arrangements; and

* Supportive team environment. The Student Support Services team also offers excellent scope for development and supported specialisation through portfolios.

This position is fulltime (negotiable) ongoing, based in Wangaratta.

The purpose of Student Support Services (SSS) 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 Area levels.

SSS comprise a broad range of Allied Health professionals including psychologists, speech pathologists, social workers and visiting teachers. SSS staff work as part of a multi-disciplinary health and wellbeing team within Areas, focusing on providing group based and individual support, workforce capacity building, and the provision of specialised services.

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

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

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. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

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 23 May 2022


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