Contractors - Child and Family Services Step by Step Assessors (SA)

Job Locations AU-SA-Adelaide
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Job Schedule

Project/Position Introduction



Contract opportunities in Adelaide 


MAX Solutions, Child and Family Services program is looking for professionals with a degree in social work, psychology, or other related qualifications acceptable to apply for this position. In addition, to join our team of assessors you will have accreditation in Step by Step 2017 South Australian model.


The opportunity


These roles are as work demands and well suited to work in with your business, other part time work or an addition to your current contracting services.  An induction, ongoing professional development and support will also be provided.


About you

  • Degree level qualifications in Social Work (with eligibility to AASW) or degree level qualifications in psychology (NOTE: Candidates with other related tertiary level qualifications may be considered with relevant experience as outlined below.
  • SBS 2017 Accreditation
  • Ideally 3 years of experience conducting complex, trauma informed assessments of children living in OoHC or under CP orders
  • A sound understanding of the various legislation and standards, best practice and current research regarding trauma informed assessments
  • Strong assessment skills (critical thinking, gathering / analysing / synthesising information)
  • Strong face-to-face interviewing skills
  • Strong report writing skills (quality and efficiency)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in working with indigenous and CALD communities is desirable but not essential
  • Completion of Safe Environments for Children and Young People training i.e. "Through Their Eyes"
  • Understanding of the Child Safety Principles and commitment to child safety and wellbeing, including having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices

Diversity and Inclusion

We are proud to hold the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice Citation and be a recognised Disability Confident Company.


At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply. 


We adhere to the National Principles for Child Safety and require all team members to be committed to child safety and well-being.  Our induction and training will provide you with these principles, including having an understanding of children's developmental needs and culturally safe practices.


Next steps


Please click "apply" to find out more about the role. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process for reasons of equal opportunity, please call a member of our Recruitment Team on 07 3727 1306 or email before you submit your application.


Please note: Under the MAX Solutions Mandatory Vaccination Policyall contractors of MAX Solutions must be fully vaccinated with an Approved COVID-19 Vaccine (or approved medical exemption) and provide Evidence of Vaccination/Exemption as part of our application and job offer process.






Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.