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Organisation : Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Location : Canberra, NSW Regional (Deakin and Wagga Wagga)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Development, Community Support Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : 84,242.14 - 87,176.86

Application closing date : 19 Aug, 2020

About the role

 This position strengthens the well-being of older adults experiencing, or likely to experience, abuse through intake, assessment, case management and the provision of counselling and other therapeutic interventions.

This is a fixed term contract until 30 June 2021 available on part time basis. 2 positions are available, 1 will be based in Deakin, ACT and the other will be based in Wagga Wagga, NSW.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. An appropriate tertiary qualification in social work, psychology or social sciences.
  2. Strong skills and experience in undertaking psychosocial assessments, case management and providing counselling and other therapeutic interventions.
  3. An in-depth understanding of family violence, elder abuse, ageing and ageing related issues.
  4. Demonstrated capacity to relate well to clients and other stakeholders. 

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the attached position description.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Salary & Benefits 

The salary on offer is in the range of $84,242.14 to $87,176.86 per annum plus superannuation for full time. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of your take-home pay.

According to the RACR Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships. We are a community-based, not-for-profit Australian organisation with no religious affiliations. Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of religious belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice, cultural background or economic circumstances.

Relationships Australia offer services in various locations around Australia that includes counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation) and a range of family and community support and education programs, primarily funded by Federal, State and Territory Governments. Relationships Australia Canberra & Region (RACR) is one of the eight state and territory organisations that comprise the Relationships Australia Federation.

RACR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on any grounds. We have voluntarily opted to be subject to the obligations of a public authority under Part 5A of the Human Rights Amendment Act 2008 (ACT). This means that all staff must comply with human rights, as far as possible to do so, in all our decisions and conduct.

How to apply

Position Description : PD Community Social Worker WW

Applications not allowed for this job listing.


Please quote in application: Community Social Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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