Are you an experienced child and family practitioner looking for a new opportunity where you can share your expertise with like minded professionals?
Are you passionate about practice and improving the lives of vulnerable children, young people and families?
Opportunities for Casework Specialist – Practice Quality, Clerk Grade 9
2 ongoing and 1 temporary positions available now in our
state-wide implementation team
The Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) provide vital programs and services designed to help vulnerable children, young people and their families.
About the opportunity
You will work as part of a state-wide team who leads implementation of group supervision and the NSW Practice Framework. As a Practice Framework consultant you will support districts
to implement group supervision and the Practice Framework
to strengthen systems, culture and practice capabilities to improve outcomes for children and families
You will do this by
delivering virtual and face to face coaching programs however some travel may be required
partnering with practice support and district stakeholders to support DCJ priorities
facilitating state-wide continuous improvement strategies
Your day will include but not be limited to the following:
Facilitate and develop virtual and face to face workshops related to group supervision and the Practice Framework
Partner with district based Casework Specialists, Psychologists and other specialist streams to build capability in group supervision and the Practice Framework
Develop and maintain networks and relationships with key stakeholders, and utilise contemporary evidence based practice research and resources.
Develop and project manage existing and new strategies to uplift capability in group supervision and the Practice Framework.
To be successful in this role you will have:
Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships across a variety of stakeholders
An understanding of the Practice Framework, the four functions of practice leadership and the four functions of supervision
An understanding of implementation science and implementation strategies
The ability to influence and work with diverse unit, team and leadership cultures
The ability to manage and respond to sensitive and complex issues appropriately and confidentially
The skills to work independently as well as in a team
A high level of autonomy, so including the ability to set priorities and manage own workload..
To be eligible to apply you must have:
experience in applying best practice casework with children, young people and their families
a degree in social work, social welfare, related discipline or identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
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)
What we can offer
In return for your commitment, skill and passion, DCJ offer:
a competitive base salary range $110,745 – $113,859 plus superannuation and annual leave loading
working alongside diverse and dynamic people towards a common goal
flexible working conditions including a 140 hour month
empowerment to investigate the safety and wellbeing of children, to genuinely improve their life chances