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Locum Social Worker



Job Type:

Locum Role


SCHAD Level 5



We are currently seeking a Locum Social Worker to work for our client who will be responding to referrals from Child FIRST, the program provides assertive outreach and home based supports.

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related tertiary qualification
  • Valid Driver’s Licence, updated Police Check and Working with Children Check
  • An understanding of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 and Best Interest Principles
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking risk assessments and planning appropriate intervention strategies
  • A strengths-based, child-centered approach to case management
  • Capacity to work flexibly and innovatively to meet the needs of families, children and young people
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Cooperating with strategies to actively ensure the safety, protection and well-being of children who come into association with us
  • Using a creative approach to arrange a visit with a reluctant new family
  • Building rapport to carry out a strengths and risk assessment in the client’s home or child’s school
  • Reviewing with your supervisor plans to support a family’s goals
  • Consulting with Child Protection
  • Discussing a difficult case with your team members in a Reflective Practice meeting
  • Work collaboratively with company’s employees and external stakeholders in accordance with company’s values and professional standards of behaviour


If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please APPLY NOW by uploading your current CV and Cover Letter. If you would like more information about this role of any of the other roles listed on please call (03) 9857 6756

Call KLC Recruitment on

9857 6756