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Introducing ACWA Job Central

ACWA Job Central is the one stop shop for available jobs in the community services sector

Providing this central service for people searching for work in the community services sector will make the process of finding the right candidates for the right jobs so much easier. ACWA is the professional association for all community workers regardless of their occupational title and we want to ensure that well qualified and experienced community workers can find the specialised work they seek and that employers can be assured of high calibre candidates for positions they are advertising.

ACWA Job Central, powered by our ingenious partner uWorkin, gives you every job in the community services sector at your fingertips. You will find website easy to use and the one stop shop you have been searching for. You can refine your search and get alerts when a suitable job is advertised. If you’re a jobseeker, membership of the jobs and talent community is free.

Begin your employment search

Following the link to ACWA Job Central or take a look at the featured ads below. And don't forget it you're a community worker you are eligible for quick and discounted police checks through our partnership with National Crime Check. Learn more here.

Advertise your job with ACWA

If you have a community services sector job opportunity and would like to reach practitioners dedicated to excellence we encourage you to make contact with us via info@acwa.org.au. ACWA offers an attractive advertising deal that includes promoting your ad on ACWA Job Central. 

Featured Jobs


Carer Assessment and Support Practitioner
Territory Families



Professional 1 (Remuneration Package Range $69,739 - $89,935) or Professional 2 (Remuneration Package Range $92,625 - $110,802
Northern Region, Carer Services
Ongoing vacancy in Katherine


Make an impact in new territory
Territory Families works with families, individuals and stakeholders to create stronger communities where children experience safe, healthy and happy childhoods, women and men from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds have equal opportunities, and senior Territorians are appreciated and respected.

Territory Families is recruiting experienced professionals in child protection, youth and family support.

We are looking for people who are willing to travel and work with Aboriginal families and services to deliver quality outcomes for children.

In return for your skills and energy you will be offered support to grow and develop your career, excellent progression opportunities, the chance to make an immediate impact in the communities you serve, and you will be rewarded with the best salary and conditions in the country.

Are you this person?
The challenges are real, and so are the opportunities to make a difference.

Bring your knowledge, skills and experience to the Northern Territory.

Our regional towns and remote communities might be just what you are looking for with the added attraction of some of the most stunning country in Australia.

Selection will be made at the P1 or P2 level depending on the experience of the successful applicant.

Quote vacancy number: 26059
Closing date: 01/05/2018

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs or contact us on 1300 659 247

PICTURE YOUR LIFE OUT HERE – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au




Commit to a career in Child Protection
Department of Health & Human Services (VIC)


Protecting our most vulnerable children from harm is one of the most important jobs you can do. As a Child Protection Practitioner, you’ll:
  • Make a difference in vulnerable children’s lives
  • Benefit from ongoing learning and development
  • Be challenged and rewarded every day
  • Be based in Victoria
Skills and experience
We are looking for social work, psychology or welfare graduates as well as experienced child protection/child and family welfare professionals to join our teams. You must have a valid driver’s licence to be considered for this role.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Assessing children and young people whom are in need of protection
  • Conducting risk assessments and investigations
  • Working collaboratively with families, community services organisations and other professionals to develop and implement effective plans for children
  • Managing complex cases, problem solving and presenting matters to the Children’s Court of Victoria as required
As a senior practitioner or team manager, you will also be accountable for supporting and developing child protection practitioners, whilst demonstrating expertise in case practice and supervision.

Salary
Child Protection Practitioner (CPP3) $64,583 to $78,418
Advanced Child Protection Practitioner (CPP4) $79,955 to $90,716
Team Manager and Senior Child Protection Practitioner (CPP5) $92,253 to $111,619

There are various positions available across Victoria’s metropolitan and rural areas. To apply, visit childprotectionjobs.dhhs.vic.gov.au. For other DHHS and Victorian Government job opportunities, please visit careers.vic.gov.au.

DHHS is building an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services aimed at enhancing the lives of vulnerable Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTI and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.
In particular, our focus is on increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Practitioners. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Diversity Unit DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au
DHHS takes a zero-tolerance approach to abuse, including child abuse and abuse of people with disability. Employees are required to comply with all legal requirements including the Child Safe Standards to keep children safe from harm and abuse. Police Checks form part of the Department of Health and Human Services recruitment process.
For more information about the Department of Health and Human Services visit dhhs.vic.gov.au



Fieldwork Placement Coordinator – Health and Community Services
Stott’s College (VIC & NSW)

Stott's College has been delivering educational programs for over 135 years to international and domestic students.

We are currently seeking an experienced, passionate, and qualified educator for the role of Fieldwork Placement Coordinator in our Health and Community Services program.

To be considered for this role you will possess:
  • Relevant, current and extensive welfare experience
  • An understanding of theory and practice in an Australian context
  • Experience and commitment to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work-place relationships with relevant stakeholders and team members in welfare and teaching environment
  • Experience in Practical Placement Facilitation and Coordination
Key Selection Criteria
  • Eligibility for membership with the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) or the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Must hold a minimum of Bachelor's degree in a welfare-related discipline (e.g. Community Services, Social Work)
  • Current knowledge and skills in vocational and Higher Education learning that informs their training and assessment
All applicants must submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Katherine Soriano (Course Coordinator) - k.soriano@ae.edu.au.



Sessional Lecturer – Bachelor of Community Services (VIC & NSW)
Expression of Interest
Stott’s College


Stott’s College has been delivering educational programs for over 134 years and provides quality education to international and domestic students.

The Health and Community Services Program offered at Stott’s College includes the Bachelor of Community Services course, which complies with the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) accreditation guidelines.

Sessional staff in the Bachelor of Community Services are required to teach one or more units in the clusters below:

  • Community Services
  • Counselling
  • Systems and Policy
  • Coordination and Support
  • Specialist Skills
  • Fieldwork

As the successful applicant you will:

  • Contribute to teaching, unit coordination, design and program evaluation in units of study
  • Have excellent communication skills in a multicultural environment 
  • Demonstrated contributions to research at a tertiary level, evidenced by publications, experience with the preparation and submission of grant proposals, and contribution to research teams;
  • Significant contributions to teaching at a tertiary level and demonstrated experience with the development and delivery of curriculum and course materials for a variety of teaching modes including flexible and online delivery (e.g. Moodle)

To ensure your success in this role you will need:

  • Masters of Social Work or equivalent qualification in a welfare discipline
  • Eligibility for membership of the AASW, ACWA or APS
  • Recent social work practice experience and an understanding of theory and practice in an Australian context 
  • Relevant tertiary teaching experience, the ability to further develop teaching expertise, and the ability and willingness to use technology for teaching and learning
  • Teamwork skills and the ability and willingness to contribute to professional collaborations and academic administration.

All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to Chien Vu (Head of Department)c.vu@stotts.vic.edu.au




Sessional Trainer – Diploma of Community Services (VIC & NSW)
Expression of Interest
Stott's College


Stott’s College has been delivering educational programs for over 133 years to international and domestic students.

We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified educators interested in joining our motivated and enthusiastic team at the Stott's College - Melbourne and Sydney campuses for the Diploma of Community Services.

To be considered for this role you will possess:

  • Relevant, current and extensive welfare experience.
  • An understanding of theory and practice in an Australian context.
  • Academic teaching experience including planning, delivering, evaluating and assessing students in classroom delivery.
  • Ability to further develop teaching expertise, including use of technologies for teaching and learning.
  • Experience and commitment to work in a cross-cultural environment.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Eligibility for membership of the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)
  • Must hold a minimum welfare diploma level qualification or higher.
  • Must hold TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Minimum two years of current professional experience in the welfare sector.
  • Current knowledge and skills in vocational training and learning that informs their training and assessment.

All applicants must submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Chien Vu (Head of Department) - c.vu@stotts.vic.edu.au

 

               


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