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Manager, Out of Home Care

NT Government
  • Senior Professional Officer 1 - Remuneration Package $142,067 - $158,525 (including salary $123,559 - $138,034)
  • Greater Darwin Region
  • Darwin
  • Fixed for 12 months

Do you have extensive post-graduate experience in the delivery of statutory welfare services under the Territory Families’ Out of Home Care program? If you do we would love to hear from you.

Territory Families works with families, individuals and stakeholders to create stronger communities where children experience safe, healthy and happy childhoods, women and men from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds have equal opportunities, and senior Territorians are appreciated and respected.

As Manager, Out of Home Care, you provide leadership, motivation and support to staff within the designated program area, manage the delivery of statutory and non-statutory welfare services, exercise delegations to ensure the implementation of corporate requirements, such as accurate and timely data collection, and performance management. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining effective collaborative partnerships and strategic alliances with internal and external stakeholders.

To be successful, you require an Australian tertiary qualification, eligibility for membership of a relevant professional body and extensive post-graduate experience in the delivery of statutory welfare services. Demonstrated strategic, conceptual and analytical skills; well-developed knowledge and understanding of human and financial legislation and policy frameworks, relevant to statutory welfare practice is essential.

In addition, you will need high-level communication skills, a willingness to travel and the ability to work constructively within a culturally diverse setting.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, support to further develop your experience and an opportunity to make a real impact in the communities you serve. Relocation assistance and the cost of COVID isolation are available to interstate applicants.

For a confidential discussion please contact Joy Simpson, Director Child Services on 08 8944 8726 or joy.simpson@nt.gov.au using the subject line: Manager, Out of Home Care enquiry via EthicalJobs. Quote vacancy number: 24696.

Applications should address the Selection Criteria. For a copy of the Job Description online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au.

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