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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.

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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.

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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

Child Protection Practitioner – Multi Disciplinary Centre Bendigo
Department of Health & Human Services

  • Join the Multidisciplinary Centre (MDC) – Bendigo location
  • Enhance the lives of child victim/survivors of sexual abuse
  • Dynamic Child Protection Program - North Division

The Child Protection Program within the North Division assumes statutory responsibility under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 to provide child protection services to vulnerable children and their families.

The Multidisciplinary Centre (MDC) enables a specialist response to sexual offences and child sexual abuse from a single location.

Child Protection Practitioners located in the MDC work collaboratively with specialist professionals in an integrated, multidisciplinary context providing safety, support and access to justice for child victims/survivors of sexual abuse.

A unique opportunity currently exists to join this dynamic team, located in the MDC in Bendigo, in the capacity of Child Protection Practitioner (CPP3).

Practitioners will work in conjunction with specialist professionals to develop interventions in the best interest of the child, support non-offending parents to understand the child´s experience of abuse and ultimately work with families to enable long-term and sustainable change.

To apply for either of these positions please visit www.childprotectionjobs.dhs.vic.gov.au/register.html and select either “Apply for Child Protection Practitioner”. Please quote Job Reference number: DHHS/ND/498054 on your application.

Please contact Anthony O’Brien, Deputy Area Manager on 03 5434 5796 for further information regarding this position.

Applications close: Wednesday, 7 June 2017

For more information about the Department of Health & Human Services visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au
To apply online and for other DHHS and Victorian Government job opportunities please visit www.careers.vic.gov.au
Police Checks form part of the Department of Health & Human Services recruitment process.
The department promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a more diverse workforce.
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, please contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au

 

 


Team Manager & Senior Child Protection Practitioner opportunities available
Department of Health & Human Services

  • Contemporary Child Protection Program
  • Outstanding Leadership Opportunities
  • Drive Sustainable Change - Relocate to Victoria today
The Department of Health and Human Services, North Division incorporates several of Melbourne Growth Corridors, comprising of 17 Local Government Areas with a population of 1.2 million.

The Child Protection Program operating within the North Division is an innovative initiative aimed at enhancing the lives of children at risk.

Outstanding opportunities currently exist for highly motivated individuals join the Leadership team in the capacity of Team manager or Senior Practitioner (CPP5 level).

Team Manager/Senior Practitioners require expertise in operations and practice and play a critical role in the supervision and support of child protection practitioners.

Pivotal to your success in this challenging yet fulfilling role, ideal candidates will possess demonstrable skills in the following key areas;
  • Highly developed People Management skills with the ability to forge relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Superior Stakeholder Management experience, underpinned by a strong business acumen.
  • Leadership capability coupled with experience assuming a mentoring capacity
In return successful candidates will receive Supervision by Leaders in the field, exposure to innovative Social Work Practices as well as ongoing Professional Development.

Make the decision to pursue a fulfilling professional career and help our families.

Rewrite tomorrow, one child at a time.

It is a great time to join the Preston team.

For further information on the position description and the selection criteria visit; www.careers.vic.gov.au
Please contact Jenny Papageorgiou, Area Manager on (03) 9479 0460 for further information.

Job Reference number: DHHS/ND/466368
Applications close: Wednesday, 14 June 2017

For more information about the Department of Health & Human Services visit www.dhhs.vic.gov.au
To apply online and for other DHHS and Victorian Government job opportunities please visit www.careers.vic.gov.au
Police Checks form part of the Department of Health & Human Services recruitment process.
The department promotes diversity and equal opportunity in employment and is committed to a more diverse workforce.
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, please contact our Diversity Unit on DiversityInclusion@dhhs.vic.gov.au

 

 

Foster Care Assessors Needed
Caring with Carers


Caring with Carers is an Australian business based in Sydney NSW. Operating in NSW and ACT, serving organisations as well as contracting independently to undertake certified professional assessments. We also deliver professional training programmes, to support Out of Home Care (OOHC) agencies with their demanding workloads.

Our key driver is to alleviate some of the burden on agencies in assessing potential carers, allowing those agencies to spend more time supporting the children and young people in their care.

Role
Casual assessors required to undertake assessments of potential foster carers throughout Sydney, NSW and ACT.

This role brings working flexibility and the ability to base yourself from home.

Eligibility

  • Australian resident
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Excellent face to face interviewing ability 
  • Accurate report writing skills
  • A clear understanding of the Out of Home Care sector (OOHC)
  • Previous report writing and interviewing experience is mandatory 
  • ‘Step by Step’ 2016 registration required or willingness to complete within an agreed timeframe

If you think the above role would suit you and you would like additional information please send your resume with an appropriate cover letter to admin@caringwithcarers.com.au

Interviews commencing 10th April 2017
Closing date: Friday 26th May 2017

Caring with Carers is here to support all assessors by providing quality supervision and a flexible work life balance.
 

               


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