We are seeking a full time Manager with a Social Worker degree to work from our Corporate Office in East Victoria Park.

Closing Date: Friday 17 May, 2019

The position is a three (3) year fixed term contract to 30 June 2022 with a possibility of extension. The successful applicant will help shape the direction of the Aboriginal Family Law Services in the respective regions and work with a degree of independence.

This position will be responsible for the management and supervision of two full-time Social Workers and one part-time Social Worker in the AFLS offices in Geraldton and Kalgoorlie, and will oversee the delivery of case management support to our clients in these areas.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  • Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Social Science
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant post degree experience
  • Managerial experience
  • Excellent communication skills including oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal people

Desirable:

  • Experience in the areas of family violence
  • Previous experience working in remote regions
  • Previous experience working with indigenous communities

Essential Eligibility Requirements

  • Current ‘C’ Class WA Driver’s Licence
  • Current Police Clearance Certificate
  • Current Working with Children Check

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is $90,000 pa + 9.5% superannuation. AFLS staff also benefit from 5 weeks’ annual leave and generous salary sacrifice options.

To apply:

Applications should include a Letter of Introduction, a Statement Addressing the Selection Criteria and a Resume including names of two (2) referees.

Applications should be sent to humanresources@afls.org.au or mailed to:

Human Resources, AFLS
PO Box 5254, East Victoria Park
Western Australia 6981.

Please note that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

AFLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply