Do you want an opportunity to improve the lives of Queensland children, young people and families who need it the most? We have roles available now...
A Child Safety Officer (CSO) is responsible for providing statutory child protection services including assessment, intervention, casework and case management in accordance with legislation and practice guidelines.
CSOs work in teams (often multi-disciplinary) based in service centres covering specific geographical areas.
A CSO's interpersonal skills are critical to building relationships and interacting with various professionals to ensure children are protected, and families are provided with the support they need.
They work within a professional team and enjoy the support of experienced team members. Members of a child safety team are mentored and encouraged to pursue continuous learning opportunities throughout their career.
Do you want to make a difference in a young person's life? Do you want a career where you can be energetic, creative and build meaningful relationships?
Youth Justice provides early intervention, statutory youth justice and detention services to ensure that young people are held accountable for their offending behaviour. We help support them to become responsible members of the community.
You will help achieve this vision through developing initiatives to enable children, young people, women and families to thrive and be safe, and to have hope and opportunity. Our programs and community partnerships preserve cultural connections for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to achieve positive life outcomes.
By working with us, you will have the opportunity to work with staff from across the department to resolve complex issues and change life trajectories.