Permanency Coordinator



Permanency Coordinator Department of Communities and Justice Clerk Grade 9 New England - Ongoing Mid North Coast - Temporary up to 6 months About us The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) commenced on 1 July 2019 and is the lead agency which forms the Stronger Communities Cluster. The new department brought together the former departments of Family and Community Services (FACS) and Justice. We provide services to better work together to support everyone's right to access justice and other help for families, and promote early intervention and inclusion, with benefits for the whole community.

Stronger Communities brings all government services targeted at achieving safe, just, inclusive and resilient communities under one roof. About the Permanency Coordinator role As a Permanency Coordinator you will oversee the allocation, implementation, quality assurance and review of support packages to drive better outcomes for children, young people and their families by achieving permanency within a 2 year timeframe. There are one full time ongoing role based in New England and one temporary full time role for up to 6 months based in Mid North Coast in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.

There is a possibility of future roles in Northern NSW. A Recruitment Pool may be created to fill similar roles for both ongoing and temporary opportunities if and as they arise. Essential Requirements Tertiary qualifications in a Social Work, Psychology, Social Science Welfare or related discipline with demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.

Experience in the field of social work, child development, child protection and/or out-of-home care. Current driver's licence. Appointments are subject to reference checks.

Some roles may also require the following checks/ clearances: National Criminal History Record Check in accordance with the Disability Inclusion Act 2014 Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012. What we can offer you/Benefits Location: New England and Mid North Coast DCJ Grade 9 Salary range $ 110,745 pa - $ 113,859 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. 4 weeks annual leave per year of service Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits Flexible work practices Opportunities for learning and development and Internal career progression How to apply To apply candidates must attach a covering letter (2 pages maximum) which clearly details their skills and experience as relevant to this role and an up to date resume.

IMPORTANT To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform ass.

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$ 110,745 pa - $ 113,859 pa plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading


22 May 2020


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