Kelsey Morley

Dedicated Social Worker

Brisbane, Australia


Effective Communication and Interpersonal Skills

"I have a real passion for conversation and truly listening to others. This is how I build genuine connections and truly understand my clients' needs, ensuring that our communication is clear and easily understood."

Cultural Competency

"It's a privilege to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds and to discover our shared humanity. I'm dedicated to fostering a space where everyone's unique story and background are met with respect and appreciation."


"I'm passionate about being a steadfast support for others. Being punctual and maintaining a professional approach isn't just about keeping to a schedule; it's a core part of the care and trust that's essential in social work."

Empathy and Positive Attitude

"I'm committed to maintaining a positive outlook and deeply empathizing with my clients' situations. A friendly and supportive demeanor is at the heart of providing the help they need."

Adaptability and Innovation

"I thrive on tackling new challenges and innovating solutions to support my clients. Embracing change and thinking outside the box are what keep my approach both engaging and impactful."

Evidence Based Practice

"Embracing evidence-based practice empowers me to make informed decisions, enhance the quality of services, and achieve positive outcomes by relying on the most reliable and current research evidence."


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Foster and Kinship Care Practitioner
Anglicare Southern Queensland

August 2022 – Current

  • Efficiently managing caseloads, ensuring adherence to departmental policies, procedures, and statutory requirements
  • Developing positive professional relationships with various stakeholders, including families, children, foster and kinship carers, Child Safety, and others
  • Conducting ongoing informal and formal assessments of foster carers' capacity, completing detailed assessment reports, and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, such as the Queensland Child Protection Act 1999 and Declaration of Human Rights
  • Applying trauma-based, recovery and strengths-based, child development, and attachment theories in client engagement and assessments
  • Collaborating within a team to plan and execute community development projects, contributing to broader community engagement and improvement
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Child Safety Officer - Ongoing Intervention
Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

December 2021 – August 2022

  • Building strong rapport with families and children, utilizing a child-focused and strengths-based framework to achieve positive outcomes and reach case plan goals.
  • Working collaboratively within a team to undertake high-quality practice, including short-term interventions and various case plan discussions.
  • Developing positive professional relationships with stakeholders, maintaining accurate records, and meeting court deadlines in accordance with policy requirements.
  • Efficiently managing caseloads, ensuring adherence to departmental policies, procedures, and statutory requirements.
  • Using departmental practice tools in engaging clients in case discussions in a way that is understood by all parties.
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Social Work Placement
Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

July 2021 – November 2021

  • Defining and working towards student goals to ensure their academic and personal success. As well as engaging in regular reflections and supervision sessions to enhance professional growth and effectiveness.
  • Minute taking in stakeholder and client meetings, coupled with comprehensive case note documentation to keep the system up-to-date.
  • Assisting clients in achieving their case plan goals through referrals, addressing barriers, and implementing concurrent planning strategies.
  • Engaging in workplace learning modules, adhering to organizational Code of Ethics and Policies, and continually learning culturally appropriate practices.
  • Working collaboratively with team members in home visits, meetings, and case management discussions.


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Masters of Primary Education
Griffith University Gold Coast

Commenced 2023

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Bachelor of Social Work Degree
Griffith University Gold Coast

2018 – 2021

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Grade 12 Certificate
Trinity College Beenleigh

2011 – 2016


Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to discuss potential opportunities, collaborations, or if you just want to say hello and connect.

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I appreciate your interest and support.