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Social Worker (Parental Leave Contract)
Northern Location - Full-time
  • Opportunity to work in an innovative and dynamic environment
  • Support to engage in professional development
  • Excellent remuneration package with generous salary packaging options

Provide a community-based Social Work service to individuals with a broad range of disabilities, including Acquired Brain Injury. Our team aim to improve the social well-being of Novita clients and their families lessening the impact of disability by promoting justice and social fairness, acting to reduce barriers and by expanding choice and potential.


As a dynamic and proactive Social Worker you will provide information, psychosocial assessments and interventions to assist individuals with disabilities and their families, in a multi-disciplinary environment. Supporting young people with disabilities and their parents or carers to identify goals, you will be linking them to services and be providing the support they need to achieve their goals.


The vision of Novita Children's Services is to be the pre-eminent provider of innovative services to people with disabilities and inspire each individual to achieve their best. The purpose of Novita is to enable children and young people to discover and reach their potential every day. All work activity is motivated by Novita's core values - I CARE and relate to staff work behaviours demonstrating Integrity, Commitment, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.


Along with your tertiary qualifications in Social Work, to be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Ideally have significant experience in a similar Social Work role
  • Current membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and have or be committed to obtaining AASW accreditation.


Novita is a child safe organisation and requires the successful applicant to complete pre-employment checks including a DCSI Child-Related Employment Screening. All Novita employees are also required to undertake mandatory training relevant to their role.


Total remuneration package range $60,223 – $88,848 p.a (1.0 FTE) includes base salary, annual leave loading and statutory superannuation contribution. Enjoy salary packaging up to $15,900 of your salary, increasing your take-home pay by approximately $5,000. Further salary-packaging benefits available include meal and entertainment expenses, accommodation and venue hire, private novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions.


Make a difference!


This is a great opportunity for a Social Worker! If you are passionate about helping people with experience in a similar social work role then we would like to hear from you! For further information contact Anna Chapple (Manager Elizabeth Office) on 8243 8394.


Applications close 9am Monday 20 May 2019.


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