NOTE: The advertisement has been updated to included clarification of the degree requirements.
The Department of Communities brings together the services and functions of disability services, child protection and family support, housing, community initiatives and regional services reform.
The Department of Communities will relocate its head office to the new purpose-built Kings Square, Fremantle, that is set to accommodate 1500 State Government employees. This move is currently scheduled for April 2020.
As a Senior Assessing Officer you will be responsible for completing complex Client and Child Protection record screening assessments and investigations. This role also undertakes projects, contributes to the development of screening processes and practices and provides professional technical advice and support to staff and other customers.
The attached Job Description Form (JDF) provides more information about the position. For further information we encourage you to contact Carly Whittemore, Manager Screening Unit on (08) 6381 2087 or via Carly.Whittemore@communities.wa.gov.au.
There is currently one (1) permanent, full time position available for immediate filling.
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments will be made for this or similar future vacancies (fixed term or permanent) that arise within the next 12 months across the Department of Communities.
You cannot be considered for this position unless you have a completed university degree in:
- Bachelor of Social Work
- Bachelor of Psychology or
- relevant Human Services area.
NOTE: If you have a relevant Human Services qualification you will need to supply unit descriptions/summaries for assessment against the Qualifications Framework.
All overseas qualifications must be assessed for Australian equivalency by Overseas Qualifications Unit, AEI-NOOSR or AASW and the outcome evidence provided at the time of applying.
Join the Department of Communities
Apply online by clicking the ‘Apply for Job’ button (above and below) and provide the following documents in Word or PDF format only:
- A current resume/CV
- A two (2) page written application addressing Essential Work-Related Requirements 1, 2 and 3 as stated on the JDF
- An application form (for hard copy applications only)
Applicants who are short listed will be assessed on all the selection criteria/role related requirements during the selection process.
For technical difficulties while applying online or general recruitment enquiries please contact Joyce Briggs, HR Advisor on (08) 6551 8346 or via CorporateOperationsHR@communities.wa.gov.au.
Equity and Diversity
The Department of Communities embraces diversity and firmly believes that the best services come from a workplace, where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged every day. We are committed to creating an equitable and diverse workforce, where we encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds women and youth.
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- Application Form
- Information for Applicants.docx
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