Child Safety Unit Coordinator

Tasmanian Government

Hobart, TAS

Posted 4/8/2021

Full Job Description
Child Safety Unit Coordinator (523379)

Department of Communities Tasmania
Children, Youth and Families
CYS - Children & Families

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 18 April, 2021 11:55 PM
Position details
Applications close: Sunday 18 April, 2021 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: Band 3 Range 1 Level 2

Salary: $64,212 to $69,522 pro rata, per annum
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: North West

$ 64,212.00 to $ 69,522.00 pro rata, per annum.

General Stream Band 3

Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award

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Period of employment / Hours:
Fixed term full-time day work (part-time hours may be considered by negotiation) commencing ASAP until 21 January 2022.

Please note: Other fixed term full-time and part-time vacancies, that may arise in the near future may also be filled from this selection process.

Children & Youth Services - Child Safety Service - North West (Located in Burnie)

Primary Purpose / Focus :
Provide high level administrative support for Child Safety teams including the management of some client information, and coordination of service schedules. Manage and coordinate the administrative functioning of teams and ensure the efficient flow of information and correspondence. Coordinate a range of client related administrative services within the teams and undertake specific projects as required.

Selection criteria includes:
A strong knowledge of the human services sector, particularly in the area of services to vulnerable families, and an understanding of the administrative issues related to that work.
Sound research skills, including the ability to plan, analyse and interpret information.
Demonstrated ability to organise, set priorities, and meet deadlines, together with a demonstrated capacity to handle a number of tasks concurrently in a demanding environment.
Note : - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for ALL the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Essential Requirements:
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (Employment type)

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) crimes of violence
b) sex related offences
c) serious drug offences
d) crimes involving dishonesty
e) serious traffic offences (If Driver's License is an Essential Requirement )
2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

*** All interested applicants are encouraged to read the Applicant Guide and to discuss the specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Officer. ***

For more information (Contact Officer) :
Name: Selina McGuire


Phone: (03) 6477 7585


How to apply:
If you apply online: - Please DO NOT send a hard copy application as well. - You do not need to upload an Application for Employment form.

If you have any difficulty accessing/using the online application process please email your application documents (preferably combined as 1 word or pdf document only) AND a copy of the application form (below) to :

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