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Student and New Graduate Career and Employment seminar

Event Details
Date: 28 November 2017
Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm
Venue: Brisbane, Qld
State: Qld

Student and New Graduate Members - Free

Non-Members - $20.00 (inc GST)

Organiser: AASW QLD Branch
Further information

Queensland Branch Manager
T 07 3369 9818

F 07 3217 6938

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General Information

The AASW QLD is grateful to be partnering with Procare Australia to offer this important event. Procare is Australia’s first recruitment and labour hire agency focused on servicing the social and community services industry. They have a wealth of experience recruiting & placing social workers in positions and are staffed by experienced welfare workers who have expert knowledge on the industry and employment and career trends within it.

What does the seminar cover?

  • Community Service Industry trends – current stats on sector specific employment, industry growth and current and anticipated staffing numbers required from 2017
  • Sectors and roles available
  • Career pathways & mapping (positions and experience to be gained to get to that ‘dream job’)
  • What do employees want from their next job?
  • What employers look for
  • How to apply for jobs
  • Addressing key selection criteria
  • STAR model approach to applications and interview preparation
  • Resume do’s and don’ts

Who should attend?

This seminar will be useful to both new graduate social workers and social work students who are searching for work or considering different employment in the New Year.


Hotel West End, 10 Browning Street, West End, Brisbane.

Registration from 8.45am

CPD: 2.5 Hours

For students who are not yet members of the AASW, for only an additional $12-$13 dollars, you could alternatively sign up as a student member of the Association. Access member benefits and show prospective employers that you are an emerging professional committed to maintaining high standards, ethical practice and ongoing professional development. You will also benefit from a range of products and services designed to help you learn, grow and evolve throughout your social work career.

Members - Please log on to the website prior to registering to take advantage of the free entry offer.


AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers