Senior Social Worker

Senior Social Worker


Job Position: Senior Social Worker

Company: Tasmanian Government

Expected salary: $120114 – 130181 per year

Location: Launceston, TAS

Senior Social Worker Job Details:


The Role:

  • Provide comprehensive, evidence based clinical assessment, treatment, and assertive case management service, including the development and implementation of specialist treatment programs, group programs, community education and the provision of specialist social work reports as required.
  • Assist the Team Leader – CAMHS and Allied Health Director – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, as required, to implement the model of professional supervision for Social Workers employed within CAMHS, including the coordination of peer supervision programs, students and less experienced staff as required.
  • Provide expert social work advice in regional and state forums as required.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of clinical guidelines and processes based on evidence of best practice in Social Work.
  • Maintain accurate records and provide accurate reports and statistics.

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary: $120,114 – $130,181 per annum. Our Employer 11% superannuation contribution is on top of this amount.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible

  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $126,845 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme
  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement No. 2 of 2022


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

Tertiary qualification/program of study approved by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) * Full member of Australian Association of Social Workers, or,

Eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Overseas qualified Social Work candidates require a “certification of eligibility” letter from the AASW to confirm their eligibility for membership to the AASW

Or where regulatory requirements exist, NDIS Q&S Commission Provider Registration Requirements

Current Working with Children Registration

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

Current Driver’s Licence

Expertise in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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: * Conviction checks in the following areas:

  • crimes of violence
  • sex related offences
  • serious drug offences
  • crimes involving dishonesty
  • Identification check
  • Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the “Apply” button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

For more information

Shani Tattam

Phone: (03) 6777 2277
Position: Team Leader
E-mail: [email protected]

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