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The AASW is committed to equal opportunities in employment and embraces diversity and inclusion in its workforce. We encourage applications from culturally and ethnically diverse communities, particularly those underrepresented in the social work profession including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with a disability.

Administration Officer

Location: North Melbourne

Hours: Part-time (four days per week - ongoing)

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is the professional representative body of social workers in Australia, with more than 11,500 members. AASW sets the benchmarks for professional education and practice in social work and have a strong voice on matters of social justice, human rights and issues that impact upon the quality of life of all Australians.

Reporting to the Member Services Team Leader, this role is responsible for:

  • Providing day to day administrative support services to the Branch and the Branch Management Committee, associated Sub-Committees and Practice Groups;
  • Providing a key point of contact for members and enquiries to the branch;
  • Coordinating Branch activities including Continued Professional Development workshops, consultations and major events such as annual dinners and World Social Work Day celebrations;
  • Developing and maintaining accurate and up to date electronic and hard copy filing systems for the branch; and
  • Managing and developing a network of professional partnership and stakeholder relationships.

Full job advertisement

Position description

Email your CV to hr@aasw.asn.au by Thursday, 12 December 2019, noting the job title in the subject line.

International Qualifications Assessment Officer

Location: North Melbourne

Hours: Full-time

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is the professional representative body of social workers in Australia, with more than 11,500 members. AASW sets the benchmarks for professional education and practice in social work and have a strong voice on matters of social justice, human rights and issues that impact upon the quality of life of all Australians.

A rewarding opportunity exists for an International Qualifications Assessment (IQA) Officer at the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) within our Ethics and Standards Program.

The IQA Officer is responsible for managing the AASW’s program for the membership eligibility assessments of people with overseas social work qualifications, including those social workers who intend to migrate to Australia.

The successful applicant will have a sound understanding of social work education and overseas social work qualifications, including the Australian Social Work Education and Accreditation Standards.

Selection Criteria:

  • Relevant social work qualification
  • Professional experience in a social work setting
  • Well-developed administrative and communication skills including written report writing and verbal communication
  • Efficient and effective organisational skills, including managing deadlines, managing information and attention to detail
  • Well-developed problem solving and analytical skills
  • A commitment to customer service
  • Sound competency with IT skills, including working knowledge of email, Word and Excel programs
  • Experience in working in a fast paced and high-volume administration environment

Full job advertisement

Position description

Email your CV to hr@aasw.asn.au by 31 December 2019, noting the job title in the subject line.

Administration Officer

Location: North Melbourne

Hours: Full-time (fixed term 12 months)

The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is the professional representative body of social workers in Australia, with more than 11,500 members. AASW sets the benchmarks for professional education and practice in social work and have a strong voice on matters of social justice, human rights and issues that impact upon the quality of life of all Australians.

Reporting to the Member Services Team Leader, this role is responsible for:

  • Providing day to day administrative support services to the Branch and the Branch Management Committee, associated Sub-Committees and Practice Groups;
  • Providing a key point of contact for members and enquiries to the branch;
  • Coordinating Branch activities including Continued Professional Development workshops, consultations and major events such as annual dinners and World Social Work Day celebrations;
  • Developing and maintaining accurate and up to date electronic and hard copy filing systems for the branch; and
  • Managing and developing a network of professional partnership and stakeholder relationships.

Full job advertisement

Position description

Email your CV to hr@aasw.asn.au by 31 December 2019, noting the job title in the subject line.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers