Senior Social Worker - Clinical Supervisor

Salary: $92,974 - $99,570 per annum pro rata (plus generous NFP salary packaging options)

Contract: Full time & Part time

Job Type: Out of Home Care

Employer: Wanslea Ltd

Location: Cloverdale

Senior Social Worker - Clinical Supervisor

Have you ever wanted to be one of those people that are excited to get to work each day?

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled Clinical Supervisor to join our Out of Home Care Team.


Who We Are

Wanslea was founded over 75 years ago and supports children and adults from a range of cultural backgrounds. 

Wanslea is an inclusive employer.

We are a values based organisation, living and breathing our values of respect, integrity and collaboration.  If you share these values read on …

What’s in it for you?


  • Opportunity to work with amazing people

  • Rewarding team culture with flexible working conditions

  • Clinical Supervisor – Permanent full time and part time options available

  • Unique opportunity to work in an organisation which is passionate about diversity and inclusion

  • Ongoing professional development and in-house training

  • Generous salary packaging opportunities

  • Extra paid break between Christmas and New Year

  • Many additional employee benefits including but not limited to; discounted childcare rates at our amazing early learning and development centres, ability to purchase additional leave, income replacement insurance and access to our Employee Assistance Program

    About you

    You will have excellent communication skills and love to engage and work with a wide range of people. You are passionate and dedicated and enjoy providing support and guidance to your team and you get great satisfaction out of knowing you are making a positive contribution to the success of Wanslea.

    The Role


  • Experience providing clinical supervision to social workers

  • Demonstrated experience at a senior level in clinically supervising and training others in the application of a variety of evidence based assessment and intervention skills

  • Extensive practical experience in case work with vulnerable families and children where there may be substance misuse, domestic violence and mental health issues present

  • Demonstrated ability to  professionally supervise a multi-disciplinary team, monitoring professional standards and complex ethical issues

  • Expertise in family/care giver systems theory and interventions, behavioural and cognitive behavioural therapies and their application

  • A knowledge of evidence-based literature on best practice in clinical settings

  • Experience in the facilitation of practical and peer support to social workers and family support workers



    You will bring with you all the essential criteria ….


    • Degree in Social Work or recognised equivalent

    • Applicants should hold a BA Social Work with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a clinical setting

    • Candidates eligible for membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers need only apply

    • Extensive experience working young people and families in crisis and/or with child protection issues

    • High level of knowledge and understanding of family functioning, child development and parenting skills

    • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a successful multi-disciplinary team

    • Proven high level interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

    • Satisfactory current National Police Clearance

    • Demonstrated understanding of ‘child safe’ environment

    • Current Working With Children Card

    • Current West Australian Driver’s Licence and access to a road worthy motor vehicle suitable for work purposes that is licensed at the Standard Rate


      If you want to make a real difference in a child’s life … Apply Now


      Job Description


      Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.


      For this role you must apply online through Seek as emailed applications cannot be accepted.


      Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


      Wanslea reserves the right to close the advertisement prior, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.


    • In response to Covid-19 restrictions and to maintain social distancing Wanslea will be taking all necessary steps to protect candidate’s and employee’s health. These steps may include phone or online interviews. If you have any questions about current recruitment processes please speak to Human Resources if you are contacted for an interview.

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