Child Protection Officer

Catholic Education Office - Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (see more jobs from this school)

Manuka, ACT


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 3 October 2021


In the middle of the vibrant hub of Manuka, you will work with a dedicated team focused on supporting our people to deliver quality education.

<p align="center"><span style="font-size: 14pt"><strong>Child Protection Officer</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra&nbsp;</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Part – Time 45.6 hours per fortnight (first contract term 3 years)</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Grade 5 ($100,076 - $107,776 + Superannuation)</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable</span><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, Sunday 3 October 2021</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.</span><br><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>About the Role</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">This role supports the implementation of the mission of the Catholic Education Office (CEO). The Senior Child Protection Officer, under the direction of the Child Protection Manager, is responsible for supporting schools to manage child protection issues that have the prospect of or have CYPS or DCJ involvement and for managing the reporting obligations for Restrictive Practices for CECG schools in the ACT.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>About you</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">We are seeking dynamic, professional that is well-organised and highly motivated. You will have the ability to work autonomously with the ability to provide support and assist the Senior Child Protection Officer. &nbsp;</span><br><br><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Opportunity to continue development within case management</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Attractive remuneration package</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Positive and social work culture</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Case management experience (desirable)</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: black">Demonstrated experience in prioritising and managing workload, as well as effectively and efficiently adapt to changing priorities</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">An ability to manage multiple cases at the same time</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Highly organised in the management of administrative tasks associated with high volumes of work</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Exemplary record keeping practice</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Strong interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Teaching/Child Care/social work background or experience working with children</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Experience working in Child Protection/Allied Health</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Qualifications</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Social Work, Teaching or Case Management qualifications</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Administration qualifications</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 11pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif">Must hold both Working With Vulnerable People (WWVP-ACT) and Working with Children Check (WWCC-NSW) registrations or willingness to obtain them</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><em>Please refer to the role description for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Applicants will be required to submit a covering letter outlining briefly the qualifications, skills and experience section in the&nbsp;position description and a current resume.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">website</a> and <img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtYT7XoHrAXVu_zGSCOZ6e2qXzlUWkmVhS93l1ayyjMpwEIv8XlYL5fToJ3G0WM0Ytfg6QWdMUEvMHwPedrtOJ1VH_lmOy3XmYqmeF5QnZikl4aN5pm65A4ase0vbNNUddTyEmZ_weVYzwHhvAMQX5nw%7e%7e">Position Description - Child Protection Officer.docx</a>.&nbsp;If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.</span></p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/497960/child-protection-officer">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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