Child Protection Multicultural Caseworker Pacific Communities - Griffith

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Child Protection Multicultural Caseworker Pacific Communities- Griffith Do you want to use your language and cultural skills to work within the community? We are seeking Pacific Islanders who speak a second language. Being a Child Protection Multicultural Caseworker requires resilience, tenacity and compassion to support children and families living in varied and challenging circumstances. Assessing reports of alleged child abuse and neglect can be confronting; however, the rewards for ensuring the best outcome for a child can be limitless.

We are looking for caseworkers who are passionate about their work and committed to improving the lives of children, young people, and families from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. A day in the life of a Child Protection Multicultural Caseworker While no two days are the same, here are some of the duties you'll carry out on a day to day basis: • Conducting risk assessments for children and young people who may be in need of protection • Developing plans to ensure the safety and wellbeing of these clients • Working with other NSW agencies, NGOs and families to plan, coordinate and negotiate services for our clients and implement effective case plans, to ensure that children, young people and families are provided with the practical and emotional support they need • Manage complex cases and situations working with high needs and high risk clients and their families • Where necessary you may be involved in court processes, including the preparation of court documents, attending court and participating in evidentiary processes Multicultural caseworkers use their cross-cultural skills and expertise to assist families from a range of backgrounds. Multicultural Caseworkers can support caseworkers by providing • Cultural consultations - for their target communities • Secondary caseworker - for cases from their target communities Benefits we provide • A competitive base salary range $72,418 - $100,056 plus superannuation and annual leave loading • Industry leading training and support via our intensive caseworker development program • Promotional opportunities • Working alongside diverse people towards a common goal • Flexible working conditions including a 140 hour month Eligibility requirements To be eligible to apply you must have: • a University level Bachelor degree qualification as a minimum • experience working with children, young people and their families • a valid drivers licence • a Working with Children clearance number prior to commencement in the role (to obtain further information on how to apply for a WWCC please click here ) • the right to live and work in this location Due to the complexity of this role, all the above requirements are mandatory .

There can be no exceptions. Whilst we invite applications from all candidates who meet eligibility requirements, the most competitive appl.

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Department of Communities and Justice FACS
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$72,418 - $100,056 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

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15 Oct 2019

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