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May

Youth Justice Worker (501591)

TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT JOBS - Hobart, TAS

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Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Salary:

$ 62,601.00 to $ 95,776.00 pro rata, per annum.

Classification:

Allied Health Professional Level 1-2

Award:

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

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We are a values-based workplace committed to attracting, empowering and retaining a diverse and resilient workforce. Our people help create strong, active and inclusive communities. Find out how this role could work for you

Period of employment / Hours:

Permanent full-time (76.00 hours per fortnight) day work (part-time hours may be considered by negotiation)

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

Location:

Children, Youth & Families - Community Youth Justice - South

Duties:

Primary Purpose / Focus :

As part of a restorative justice practice framework and subject to the statutory provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1997, assess the complex risks and rehabilitative needs of young people referred by the police and the courts, participate in youth diversionary programs and case manage a caseload of identified clients on legal orders.

Selection criteria includes:

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a legislative framework, together with a good knowledge and understanding of the Youth Justice Act 1997 or the ability to acquire same.
  • Demonstrated high standard of communication skills, in particular strong interpersonal, conflict resolution, counselling and group work skills together with the ability to present confidently in public with groups and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to work within restorative justice and community capacity building principles or the ability to acquire same.
  • Note : - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for ALL the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Essential Requirements:

  • Satisfactory completion of an appropriate course of study at a recognised tertiary institution.
  • Current Driver's Licence.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children/Vulnerable People 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

Statement of Duties (PDF) : Generic Youth Justice Worker HP1-2 (December 2019) HAHSA WWC.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word) : Generic Youth Justice Worker HP1-2 (December 2019) HAHSA WWC.docx

APPLICANT GUIDE:

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.pdf

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.docx

*** 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: Grace Duggan

Email: grace.duggan@communities.tas.gov.au

Phone: (03) 6165 7976

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How to apply:

Online applications are preferred - please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

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.

- OR -

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 : workforce.strategy@communities.tas.gov.au

Application for Employment (Word).docx

Application for Employment (PDF).pdf

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