On Call Officer

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A exciting opportunity exists to use your knowledge of the Child Protection and NDIS sector to provide advice to our staff in an on-call capacity.


Are you an out of the box thinker with an ability to see the big picture?

Three exciting opportunity is available for Southern Cross Support Services (SCSS), based anywhere in Queensland. All are permanent Part-time at 66 hours per fortnight!

SCSS is a NDIS and Child Safety provider servicing Queensland with our head office based in Bundaberg. Our core business is to provide a range of disability and Child Protection services to meet the needs of those that are most vulnerable in our community.

The role of On-Call Officer plays a significant part in the way that SCSS reaches its goals and client requirements. The role is a part-time position that will be part of our Service Delivery Team.

Key Requirements

As the successful applicant, you will be experienced in the Human Services/Community Services sector. You will support the delivery of workers in both Child Protection and Disability Services. Working in this role you will have demonstrated experience working in the child protection and/or disability sectors it is essential that you have prior experience participating in on-call duties. You will assist staff by providing the skills, knowledge, and professional judgment for staff in responding to crises are critical factors in helping young people learn constructive and adaptive ways to deal with frustration, failure, anger, rejection, hurt, and depression. The on-call worker would be integral in assisting staff to respond in crisis.

Key Attributes

Sound administration and practice skills to support staff completing required documentation and follow strict administrative processes to meet mandatory reporting guidelines. Basic understanding of relevant legislation including Child Protection Act 1999, Disability Services Act 2006, Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

A requirement prior to commencement, is eligibility to apply for or currently hold the below:
  • Suitability Blue Card for Working with Children and Young People
  • Positive Notice Criminal History Check - Yellow Card
  • Child Safety and Criminal History Screening - LCS2
  • First Aid Certificate with CPR

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