Social Worker

$63,671 - $93,203 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 06 Apr, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Closes: 15 April 2021
Classification: Health Professional Level 1/2
Salary: $63,671 - $93,203 plus superannuation
Position No: 36142
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 30 March 2020
Contact Officer: Katherine Parker on or (02) 6205 1595

Details: The Child Development Service is seeking an enthusiastic Social Worker to join our team. The Child Development Service is a dynamic multidisciplinary team offering assessment and referral services for children aged 0-6 years of age in the ACT.

At the Child Development Service, you will have the opportunity to be involved in

  • Face to face work with families of children at risk of developmental delay to support their movement through the service system.
  • Work in a team of dedicated and dynamic social workers.
  • Have direct supervision by an experienced social worker.
  • Work as part of an innovative multidisciplinary team consisting of speech pathologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers early childhood teachers and allied health assistants.
  • Participate in health promotion activities providing developmental information and promoting CDS services in the community.
  • Work in a culturally safe and inclusive environment.
  • Work with families to build capacity to best support their children.
  • Working collaboratively with stakeholders to optimise outcomes for children and their families.

The Child Development Service is committed to providing the best service possible and supports staff in professional development to achieve this. The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Social Work
  • At least 3 years practice experience working as a social worker with children and their carers or families
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -

Notes: This position will be filled at either the HP1 or HP 2 level, dependent on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. Educational, suitability and professional qualification checks may be carried out prior to employment.

Job Closing Date

15 Apr, 2021