Social Work Opportunities

Location: Melbourne, Australia

KLC Recruitment are an Australian based recruitment agency who specialise in the not-for-profit sector placing predominately Social Workers in a variety of roles across the Child, Youth and Families sector.

KLC have been internationally recruiting candidates for over 9 years, our consultants are highly skilled and trained in assisting candidates make the move to Australia.

Why you ask? We currently have a large number of clients who are looking for qualified and experienced Social Workers to join their teams here in Melbourne in a range of roles from locum through to permanent ongoing.


  • Qualified Social Workers with 2 years’ experience minimum, working within the Child, Youth and Families sector.

  • Qualified Social Workers looking to come to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa, along with individuals who are looking to secure permanent residency in the long term.

  • Qualified Social Workers with working rights in Australia.

  • Qualified Social Workers who have experience working with either Child Protection, Children in Need, Looked after Children and Adopted Children.

  • Qualified Social Workers looking to improve their work life balance, enjoy some sun and be paid handsomely for do so (£45,000 – £51,000 + other benefits)

Experience in-

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in either Social Work, Counselling and Psychology or equivalent.

  • Experience in working with family services and child protection systems, counselling and/or therapeutic services.

  • Experience providing intensive outreach support to a caseload of families, whilst undertaking risk and needs assessments.

  • Prior experience liaising with Child Protection and other agencies.

  • Social Workers looking to work both in generalist family services roles as well as specialist roles such as Out of Home Care, Adoption and Family Violence.

If this interests you or somebody you know please APPLY NOW and KLC will be in touch to further chat with you.


Stephanie Banks-Smith

Suite 2, 619 Canterbury Road

Surrey Hills, VIC, AUS 3127

(+61) 03 9857 6756

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