Social Worker (UK/Ireland Trained)

Job Title: Social Worker (UK/Ireland Trained)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reservoir
Industry: Social Work
Salary: AU$93859.00 - AU$98000.00 per annum + Salary packaging + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH323318_1708485897
Contact Name: Family Services
Contact Email:
Job Published: Feb 21, 2024

Job Description

Location: Reservoir, Victoria, Australia

Company: 🌟 Join our dynamic social services team and make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals and families across Australia! We're dedicated to empowering communities and championing social justice. 🌟

Position Overview: We're on the lookout for an exceptional social worker trained in the United Kingdom or Ireland to join our passionate team! As a Social Worker, you'll be at the forefront of providing vital support and intervention services to individuals and families facing diverse social and emotional challenges. This role offers an exciting opportunity for long-term career growth within our organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 📝 Conduct in-depth assessments of clients' needs and collaborate with our diverse team to develop personalised care plans.
  • 💬 Provide direct support and counselling to individuals and families, addressing issues such as mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, and housing instability.
  • 🛡️ Advocate for clients' rights and ensure access to essential services within the community and government agencies.
  • 🤝 Coordinate with external stakeholders including healthcare providers, schools, legal services, and housing authorities to deliver holistic support for clients.
  • 📊 Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of client interactions and progress towards goals.
  • 🗣️ Participate in lively team meetings and engaging case conferences to review client progress and coordinate care plans.
  • 📚 Stay updated on relevant legislation and policies impacting social work practice in Australia.


  • 🎓 Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work from a recognised institution in the United Kingdom or Ireland.
  • 💼 A minimum of 2 years of post-qualification experience in family services social work
  • 🌐 Demonstrated expertise in conducting assessments, developing care plans, and providing counselling to individuals and families.
  • 🧠 Strong knowledge of social service resources and support networks in Australia, particularly in the Melbourne area.
  • 💬 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively within diverse teams.
  • 🌈 Commitment to cultural sensitivity, diversity, and inclusion in service delivery.


  • 💰 Competitive salary package commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • 📚 Opportunities for professional development and ongoing training to enhance your skills.
  • 🌟 Supportive work environment with a focus on employee well-being and work-life balance.
  • 🚀 Potential for exciting career advancement within our dynamic organisation.
  • 🏢 Long-term employment stability with a reputable and established social services provider.

Why work with Tradewind?
Tradewind Australia is Melbourne's fastest-growing agency recruiting for the Social Services sector. We pride ourselves on the strong and long-standing relationships we have formed with our clients and candidates.

How to apply:

To apply, follow the link provided or apply on our website

Alternatively, email your resume to

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact the Family Services Team on 03 9081 0562.


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

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