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Caseworker

Advertiser: Department of Youth JusticeMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Oct 2020
Location
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
Salary
$63,449 to $91,990 p.a.
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Caseworker

  • Temporary Full-time - 23/11/20 - 25/6/21 with possible extension
  • Salary in the range of $63,449 to $91,990 per annum
  • + Superannuation

This is a Specified position - One of the referees should be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can attest to the applicant's background, knowledge, skills and experience as they relate to the cultural capabilities

Youth Justice provides early intervention, statutory youth justice and detention services to ensure that young people are held accountable for their offending behaviour. We help support them to become responsible members of the community.

Key responsibilities

• Work effectively within a statutory environment to manage the dual roles of monitoring young offenders' compliance with court orders and intervening to address issues that place them at risk of re-offending.

• Proactively work to reduce re-offending through the use of culturally appropriate, collaborative and evidence-based assessment and intervention skills, processes and programs including restorative justice activities.

• Work collaboratively as part of a team including a range of internal and external stakeholders, to achieve positive outcomes for victims, young offenders, their families and the community.

• Prepare and present verbal and written reports to the Children's Court on behalf of the Chief Executive. Conduct pre and post court interviews, prepare quality pre-sentence reports, affidavits and other relevant documentation to support best practice outcomes for young people in the justice system.

• Undertake record keeping and information management tasks to ensure accountability.

• Actively participate in a range of continuing professional development activities to continuously improve your ability to contribute to organisational goals, including training, supervision and relevant accreditation.

To apply, your application should include:

• a one page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in this role

• a suitability statement (2 pages maximum), including examples, outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the capabilities requirements listed under ‘Is this role for you?' The statement must be in Arial Font size 11. Please Note: Your statement may be considered as an example of your written communication skills.

• a current resume containing details of 2 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past two years as your manager or supervisor. One of the referees should be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can attest to your background, knowledge, skills and experience as they relate to the cultural capabilities.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference Number: QLD/354613/20

Closing Date; Tuesday, 3 November 2020

Queensland Government

This is a Specified position - One of the referees should be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can attest to the applicant's background, knowledge, skills and experience as they relate to the cultural capabilities

Youth Justice provides early intervention, statutory youth justice and detention services to ensure that young people are held accountable for their offending behaviour. We help support them to become responsible members of the community.

Key responsibilities

• Work effectively within a statutory environment to manage the dual roles of monitoring young offenders' compliance with court orders and intervening to address issues that place them at risk of re-offending.

• Proactively work to reduce re-offending through the use of culturally appropriate, collaborative and evidence-based assessment and intervention skills, processes and programs including restorative justice activities.

• Work collaboratively as part of a team including a range of internal and external stakeholders, to achieve positive outcomes for victims, young offenders, their families and the community.

• Prepare and present verbal and written reports to the Children's Court on behalf of the Chief Executive. Conduct pre and post court interviews, prepare quality pre-sentence reports, affidavits and other relevant documentation to support best practice outcomes for young people in the justice system.

• Undertake record keeping and information management tasks to ensure accountability.

• Actively participate in a range of continuing professional development activities to continuously improve your ability to contribute to organisational goals, including training, supervision and relevant accreditation.

To apply, your application should include:

• a one page cover letter outlining who you are, your strengths and qualifications, and why you are interested in this role

• a suitability statement (2 pages maximum), including examples, outlining your suitability for the role by addressing the capabilities requirements listed under ‘Is this role for you?' The statement must be in Arial Font size 11. Please Note: Your statement may be considered as an example of your written communication skills.

• a current resume containing details of 2 referees. At least one referee should have a thorough knowledge of your work over the past two years as your manager or supervisor. One of the referees should be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who can attest to your background, knowledge, skills and experience as they relate to the cultural capabilities.

Applications to remain current for 12 months.

Job Ad Reference Number: QLD/354613/20

Closing Date; Tuesday, 3 November 2020

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