Why choose Rainbow?

At Rainbow Centre we believe in recognising and respecting the uniqueness of every individual. This applies to the people we serve, and also to those whom we serve alongside each day.

We believe that diversity within our team makes us stronger, so we welcome people with different backgrounds and experiences. We’re always on the lookout for people who share our values, who are compassionate, who want to serve persons with disabilities, and who are able to fuel that into an everyday dedication; people who are keen to continuously learn so that they can bring their best to the people we serve.

If that’s you, we would love to hear from you!

We value our staff. We know the impact we create is greater when our people know they are taken care of. So we invest in our people by:

Providing development opportunities such as training, workshops, consultancies and coaching sessions

Offering varied job opportunities across our many programmes for vertical and lateral progression

Offering competitive salaries which are benchmarked to the NCSS Social Service Sector Salary Guidelines

Job Opportunities

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Social Worker

Apply now Job no: 492329
Work type: Contract, Permanent (Full-time)
Location: All locations
Categories: Allied Professional

At Rainbow Centre we envision a world where persons with disabilities are empowered and thriving in inclusive communities. 

Our team of social workers uncovers and enables the strengths of persons with disabilities and their families through person centred planning and supports them in pursuit of their Good Life- where they are safe, healthy, engaged, connected, independent, included and heard.

We are looking for a Social Worker for our Special Education Schools.

In considering if you should send us your CV for consideration, we like you to know that in addition to a degree in Social Work, it is far more important that you enjoy 

  • knowing and connecting with people of diverse abilities

  • uncovering possibilities and 

  • harnessing the power of communities


Key responsibilities:

The social worker in our special schools brings to the educational process an understanding of the psychosocial concerns of families and the influences of family, community and cultural differences as they interact with the educational process.

The social worker will conduct assessments of client needs, provide counselling, support and crisis intervention and participate in programme and policy development.

The social worker works closely with families, social and community agencies and volunteers to strengthen the circles of care around our clients with disabilities.


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