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Job title: AHP2 Practitioner, Inclusion Support
Company: Government of South Australia
Job description: Department of Human Services
Job reference: 473190
Location: 5000 – ADELAIDE
Job status: Long Term Contract
Eligibility: Open to Everyone
About the Business:
The Inclusion Support Team (ISP) coordinates South Australia’s countering violent extremism intervention work. The program sits within the Exception Needs Unit (ENU) which works to help navigate systems to assist individuals and families that may be stuck, facing complex responses, or are confronted by barriers in accessing appropriate supports.
The Practitioner, Inclusion Support Program is a role within Exceptional Needs Unit and is accountable to the Senior Practitioner Inclusion Support Program, Exceptional Needs Unit for:
- Contributing to the ongoing development and provision of assessment tools and services for the Inclusion Support Program
- Delivering holistic assessment of people with high and complex needs linked to radicalisation, violent extremism, and other extreme behaviours
- Providing high level consultancy, advice, and reporting on individuals with exceptional needs and other populations with complex and unmet needs requiring support
- Facilitating and supporting the development and implementation of appropriate community-based support responses to clients of the Inclusion Support Program
- Providing high-level research to contribute toward the development of frameworks and policy related to Countering Violent Extremism Intervention.
1. Manage referrals of exceptional complexity, undertake assessments, coordinate cases and provide a systemic service for people referred to the Youth Inclusion Support Program
2. Build, maintain and collaborate with stakeholders within government, non-government and private sectors; and negotiate and liaise with government and non-government agencies to deliver comprehensive assessments of need and risk
3. Help people and their families on the Inclusion Support Program navigate services and advocate where needed to meet their needs
4. Provide professional support and leadership to other discipline employees within the team and professional supervision and support of student placements as required
5. Manage client information systems, high quality case notes and reports as needed
6. Maintain awareness of relevant trends and issues and best practice locally, nationally, and internationally.
Note: Any other responsibilities in line with the classification level of the role as assigned by Line Manager and/or the Department. The responsibilities as specified above may be altered in accordance with the changing requirements of the role.
National Police Check required.
Employment-related Screening Check required.
Some out of hours work may be required.
Some interstate and intrastate travel may be required.
Must hold a current Australian issued driver’s licence (equivalent to minimum class C).
Incumbent must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Therapeutic Goods Administration Authority (TGA) approved vaccine and provide proof of vaccination status prior to being appointed to the role. You must promptly receive any further COVID-19 vaccination(s) or booster vaccination(s) approved by the TGA and which are available to you to access.
A degree level qualification in Social Work leading to eligibility for (full) membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers; or appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which entitles registration with the Psychology Board of Australia; or appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which entitles registration as an Occupational Therapist.
Role Status: Term up to 01/02/2023
Salary Range: $84,399 – $97,774 (AHP2)
Enquiries: Alicia Charnstrom, 0477 714 990 Email: [email protected]
If you are new to the department and are invited to an interview, you will be required to produce a National Police Check, which has been issued within six months of your application for the role. National Police Checks can be applied for via the or through an .
If the role you are applying for also requires an Employment-related Screening Check, you will be required to undergo such assessment as is advised by DHS, including periodic assessment during your employment.
Cover Letter and Resume
You are required to submit a cover letter, up to a maximum of 2 pages, addressing how your skills, experience and capabilities align with the role description. You are also required to provide three work referees, one of whom must be your recent line manager, and attach your current resume via the online application form. For more information about the department’s recruitment and selection process, please refer to .
Please be aware late applications will not be accepted.
DHS is an equal opportunity employer where selection is based on merit regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, religion, language, disability, sexual orientation and identity.
Applications close: 16/02/2022 11:30 PM
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Expected salary: $84399 – 97774 per year
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