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Team Leader Child Protection

NT Government
  • Professional 3 Remuneration Package $126,958 - $141,986 (including salary $108,699 - $121,738) Plus Child Protection Market Allowance
  • Regional Services Top End
  • Ongoing vacancy in Darwin, Northern Territory

Ongoing and fixed vacancies are available subject to negotiation with the successful applicant.

Territory Families, Housing and Communities 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 a Team Leader, you will lead and supervise a team of professionals and support staff in the delivery of integrated statutory and non-statutory welfare and safety services to vulnerable children and families in remote communities. This involves undertaking statutory responsibilities and exercising delegations under the Care and Protection of Children Act, and ensuring the accurate and timely recording of information on the client information and case management systems.

To be successful, you require an Australian tertiary qualification, eligibility for membership of a relevant professional body; sound understanding of the principles and functions of supervising staff in the delivery of statutory and non-statutory welfare services, and highly developed professional skills in conducting strength bases assessments, developing and delivering effective interventions and applying best practice principles.

In addition, you will have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, family and community structures, an ability to communicate and work in a culturally safe manner.

In return, you will be offered support to grow and develop your career, excellent progression opportunities, competitive salary, market allowance and the opportunity to make a positive difference to children and their families. If successful you may be eligible for relocation assistance.

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For further information about this vacancy please contact: Recruitment Officer on 08 8922 7268 or [email protected], using the subject line: Team Leader Child Protection enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Quote vacancy number: 16454

Applications should consist of a one page summary sheet, resume / CV and copies of relevant qualifications.

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