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Child Welfare Assessors

MAX Solutions - Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin



Assessments Australia (a MAX Solutions company) is looking for Psychologists with current General Registration status with AHPRA or Social Workers eligible for full membership with the AASW, or other similarly tertiary qualified professionals. You will need experience completing complex trauma informed Out of Home Care (OoHC) and / or Child Protection (CP) related Assessments to join our team of Assessors performing various Child Welfare Assessments and Reviews. Services will be provided around Newcastle. 

The Opportunity

These roles are as work demands and well suited to work in with your business, other part time work or an addition to your current contracting services. You will be able to work from home.

Training and accreditation in the assessment tools will be provided. An induction, ongoing professional development and support will also be provided.

About You

  • Qualified Social Workers eligible for full membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) OR Psychologists with current AHPRA General Registration (NOTE: Candidates with other tertiary level qualifications may be considered but will need to demonstrate at least 5 years of experience as outlined below)
  • SBS 2017 Accreditation mandatory
  • Ideally 3 years of experience conducting complex, trauma informed assessments of children living in OoHC or under CP orders
  • A sound understanding of the various legislation and standards, best practice and current research regarding trauma informed assessments
  • Strong assessment skills (critical thinking, gathering / analysing / synthesising information)
  • Strong face-to-face interviewing skills
  • Strong report writing skills (quality and efficiency)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working with indigenous and CALD communities is desirable but not essential
  • Completion of Safe Environments for Children and Young People training i.e. "Through Their Eyes"
  • Understanding of the Child Safety Principles and commitment to child safety and wellbeing, including having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices

Diversity and Inclusion

We are proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice Citation and recognised as a Disability Confident Company.

At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. 

We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and well-being. Our induction and training will provide you with these principles, including having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.

Next steps

Please contact Lisa Warburton on 07 3727 1470 to find out more about the role.

If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process for reasons of equal opportunity, please call a member of our Recruitment Team on 07 3727 1306 or email max.recruit@maxsolutions.com.au before you submit your application.

Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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