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Aboriginal Child Protection Caseworker

Organisation/Entity: Department of Family & Community Services
Job Category:
  • Community | Aboriginal Case Work - FACS
Job Location:
  • Statewide
  • Regional NSW / Far West and North Central NSW
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
  • Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
  • Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
  • Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lake Macquarie
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - North/North West
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Southern Highlands
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - West
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - South
  • Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Newcastle, Hunter & Region
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - East
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Greater West
Job Reference Number: 000041OM
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Package includes salary ($68,929 - $95,235) plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 1800 203 966 - Recruitment Solutions
Closing Date: Ongoing


Aboriginal Child Protection Caseworker - Statewide
Department of Family & Community Services,
Community Services
Clerk Grade 3/7
NSW Family and Community Services aims to transform the lives of vulnerable children by recruiting and developing outstanding individuals to be leaders in child protection practice.

As an Aboriginal Child Protection Caseworker you will be working with vulnerable children and young people who are at risk of abuse and neglect, their families and communities and interagency partners to be agents of change in the lives of children.

You will be empowered to investigate the safety and well being of children, in response to reports from the community of alleged child abuse and neglect. At times this will mean involvement in court action and associated administrative work.
Your ability to build relationships and understand that families are complex and have their own individual stories is key to ensuring the best outcomes for these kids.
Being an Aboriginal Child Protection Caseworker is tough but the rewards are huge. It takes a special kind of person.

We are looking for people with a strong commitment to children, families and community capacity building, people who possess a high level of resilience to become part of a team of skilled and dedicated professionals.
Do you identify as Aboriginal and have two years experience working with Aboriginal children, young people and families or communities?
If so apply now to join a team of dedicated and professional FACS Caseworkers in your area and benefit from:

• Professional support and training
• Great career opportunities
• Base salary from $68,929 - $95,235 p.a.

Please Note: The nature of our vacancies is constantly changing. Candidates successful through the assessment process will be placed on the recruitment pool and offered vacancies in their location preferences as they become available.

*Aboriginal Caseworkers must identify and be recognised as Aboriginal
More Information

Click here to view the Role Description

Click here to view the capabilities being assessed

Learn more: More information available at http://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/careers/aboriginalcaseworkers

For enquiries: Please call Recruitment on 1800 203 966 or email caseworker.screenings@facs.nsw.gov.au

Please Note: There is no selection criteria to be addressed

A current NSW drivers licence is an essential requirement. As a caseworker you will be required to drive on a regular basis as part of your role.

The Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 requires persons engaged in children related work to have a Working with Children clearances. If successful in this role you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check clearance number prior to commencing in the role. To obtain further information and to apply for a WWCC clearance please click here.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

FACS is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

FACS encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.
If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call or email the contact person listed above, and also advise us of your preferred method of communication.

FACS is also the first NSW government agency to become a White Ribbon accredited workplace, for taking active steps to prevent and respond to violence against women.

Thank you for your interest in the Aboriginal Child Protection Caseworker role